Warren "Barney" Albrecht of Montevideo died on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at his home in Montevideo at the age of 71.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 1:00 PM at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Montevideo with Rev. Donald S. McKee officiating.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday.
Warren Ernest Albrecht was born on September 15, 1948 in Montevideo to Carroll “Bud” and Ardyce (Bremseth) Albrecht. He was baptized on September 30, 1948 and confirmed on May 19, 1963 at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Montevideo. After graduating from Montevideo Senior High, he attended college in St. Cloud and went on to graduate with a business degree from Southwest State University in Marshall. Warren was an expert craftsman and played an integral role, wearing many hats at the family business, Albrecht Cabinets. On February 13, 1999, he married Annette Lundebrek. Warren and Annette spent the next 20+ years traveling and enjoying life to the fullest.
Warren loved everything outdoors. He was an avid outdoors man. He loved hunting, fishing, ice fishing, and riding ATV. He enjoyed golfing and was proud to accomplish a Hole-In-One. Warren was not only a craftsman building cabinets and shelves and anything to organize the home he also was a handy man who knew about electrical work and plumbing. When he wasn’t in the outdoors or making cabinets he could be found playing cards and farkle. His pride and joy were his children and grandchildren. He spent time with them riding around on the ATV and teaching them about the outdoors.
Warren is survived by his wife, Annette; children: Wade (Sara) Albrecht of Cohasset, Ali (Artie) Albrecht of Minneapolis, Lynn Lundebrek of Denver, CO, honorary son: Chad (Stacia) Albrecht of Montevideo; six grandchildren: Scotty, Lakoda, Walker, Willow, Madison, Kendall; siblings: Priscilla Reineke of Alexandria, Tom (Leaana) Albrecht of Montevideo, and Emily Evenson of Montevideo; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings: John Albrecht, Carl Albrecht, Avonelle Johnson, Layton Albrecht; nephew: Adam Albrecht; brother-in-law, Tom Reineke and sister-in-law, Sandra Albrecht.
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