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Clifton "Ike" Ray Albrecht

August 23, 1938 - November 12, 2021
From: Spencer, IA
Clifton "Ike"   Ray Albrecht

Clifton "Ike" Ray Albrecht

Born: August 23, 1938
Died: November 12, 2021
Age: 83

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     Clifton “Ike” Ray Albrecht, was born August 23, 1938 in Odebolt, Iowa, to Clifford and Henrietta (Miller) Albrecht.  He served as a field medic in the Iowa National Guard.  On September 2, 1962, he married Carolyn Lee Juhl in Marcus, Iowa.  This union was blessed with two children: Brian and Jason.  Ike was employed with Spencer Construction, Clay County Secondary Roads Department, and the Clay County Fairgrounds.  He was a longtime member of the Bethany Lutheran Church.

     Ike loved his family and was dedicated to their well-being.  He loved fixing anything around the house and was a handyman to anyone who needed help.  He enjoyed gardening and watching the wildlife in his backyard.

     Survivors include his wife, Carolyn; two sons: Brian (Mindy) Albrecht of Sheldon, Iowa, and Jason (Kelli) Albrecht of Spencer, Iowa; two grandchildren: Alexander Albrecht and Ashlyn Albrecht, both of Sheldon, Iowa; two sisters: Dorothy Sweeden of Arthur, Iowa, and Lois Grote of Wall Lake, Iowa; and brother-in-law, Eugene Mau of Odebolt, Iowa.

     He was preceded in death by his parents; infant brother, Robert; siblings, Lola (Gilbert) Marron, Della Jean Mau, and Raymond (June) Albrecht; and brother-in-law, Ross Sweeden and Leo Grote.

SERVICES
Memorial Services will be 10:00 A.M., Friday, November 19, 2021 at Bethany Lutheran Church in Spencer.
OFFICIATING
Pastor Jeff Geiger
VISITATION
Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to the service at the church.
MUSIC
Organist - Elina Ozolins

"Amazing Grace"
"On Eagle's Wings"
INTERMENT
Riverside Cemetery
Spencer, Iowa

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Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 2:00 PM
“Carolyn & family,
Sorry to hear of Ike’s passing. I enjoyed working with him the summers of 61-62-63,and looked forward to seeing you 2 at class reunions. He & I moved a lot of dirt for Spencer Construction, he on his dragline & me on my shovel. An all around good guy. ”
- Bob/Mike Carey
Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 11:28 AM
“When someone you love becomes a memory, then the memory will become a treasure. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”
- Becky Conley
Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 7:30 AM
“Mrs. Albrecht - I am so sorry for your loss.”
- Karmen Woelber
Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 7:30 AM
“We were so sorry to hear of Ike’s passing. He was such a kind man. He has a very special family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
- Dennis and Kaye Price
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 11:44 AM
“Carolyn and Albrecht family sorry for your loss. Fond memories of Ike helping out and both of you being such wonderful neighbors to the neighborhood. Ike had a smile that always brought a smile to others. Take care and may peace sooth you as loving memories comfort you. ”
- Michele Freeman
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 7:45 AM
“Carolyn and family. I am so very sorry to hear of Ike’s passing. He will forever be our road grader guy. Prayers for you and your family. ”
- Holly Fogarty
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 7:40 AM
“So sorry to hear of Ike passing. We missed you both, not seeing you ever day at the fair. My sympathy to the family.”
- Morris Rusch
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 2:15 PM
“Caroline so many years have passed since we both lived in Freeburg Trailer Court but some great memories. God Bless you and the boys.”
- Joyce Ann Kintigh Chesney
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 1:36 PM
“Sincerely sorry to hear about the loss of your dad grandpa and husband . Will continue to pray for you through this difficult time.”
- Nate Voss
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 9:00 AM
“Carolyn, we were so saddened to hear of Ike’s passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.”
- Janet and Jim Keck
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 9:00 AM
“Carolyn & family, my prayers are with you at this difficult time. Ike was a very special guy.”
- Myra S Coover
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 7:34 AM
“I’m sorry to hear this. He was a nice guy.”
- Brad Reis
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 7:34 AM
“Carolyn and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Cherish the memories!”
- Dr. Kenneth Hunziker
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 7:34 AM
“Jason and Kelli, I am so sorry to read about your dad/father-in-law. Prayers for comfort and peace. ”
- Brenda Griffin
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 7:34 AM
“My heartfelt sympathies to the Albrecht family. I am sorry to have lost track of Jason and Kelli over the years as I enjoyed having them across the street in Mason back in the 90's.
I remember Ike working on the roof over there.”
- Chris Wyrick
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 7:34 AM
“ Carolyn, Brian, Jason and family, was soo sad to hear about Ike. What a very nice man he was. I know he has been struggling with his back pain, but he always had a big smile on his face… our sympathy goes out to all of you. ”
- Jeanne and Dan Mcentee
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