Walter J. Albrecht passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at the age of 82.
Walt was born in Ladysmith, to Elsie and Walter Albrecht, Sr, on May 20, 1936. He served our country in the Armed Forces for three years, stationed in Korea. He received a bachelor’s degree at Northland College.
He taught high school German and history for 32 years at Flambeau Schools in Tony. He also coached freshman basketball for years.
Eleanor Woodmansee met Walt in college and they were happily married for 59 years. They have two sons, Ron and Gary.
Walt was preceded in death by his parents and younger brother, Larry.
He is survived by his wife, Eleanor; his sons, Ron (Sue) Albrecht and Gary (Rica) Albrecht; his grandchildren, Angie (Mick) Stener, Mark (Jenny) Mangelsen, Angie (Jess) Albrecht, Rene (Erik) Westlund, Elaine (Joe) Klawiter and Alex (Justin) Livingston; his great-grandchildren, Adam and Ryan Stener, Kaden and Lauryn Mangelsen, Oliver Westlund, Abigail and Alexander Klawiter, Zoey and Tristan Livingston.
The service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 9, at Nash-Jackan Funeral Home in Ladysmith. Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Service by Pastor Bert Schultz at 11 a.m.