Wednesday, August 7, 2013



AGE: 92

ADDRESS: 7229 Gad Road, Medford, Township of Bern; Marathon County

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 1:50 P.M. Tuesday, August 6 at her residence surrounded by her loving family and under the care of Hope Hospice

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Monday, August 12 at Immanuel EV. Lutheran Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. James Krueger

INTERMENT: Medford Evergreen II Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION: 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. Sunday, August 11 at the Immanuel EV. Lutheran Church, Medford and also from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service at 11:00 A.M. Monday, August 12 at the Immanuel EV. Lutheran Church, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: September 24, 1920 in Whittlesey

EDUCATION: Attended Gad School

MARRIAGE: August 4, 1942 in Dubuque, Iowa to Lorin A. Albrecht

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Moved to Milwaukee where she was a live in Nanny for a couple of years. Leona then worked at a shoe factory for a year until returning to the area. After her marriage she was a homemaker and raised her children. Leona was an excellent seamstress. She also enjoyed fishing, camping, quilting, cooking and baking. She always had cookies in her house for her boys and there was always plenty of food for anyone who visited.

MEMBER OF: Immanuel EV. Lutheran Church, Medford and the Sunny Hill Homemakers Club

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Husband of 71 years, Lorin A. Albrecht of Gad

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Lorna Chipman of Medford, George (Donna) of Niceville, Florida, Bruce (Diane) of Gad, Gary (Georgine) of Medford and Larry (Fiancé Jane Lekie) of Medford

GRANDCHILDREN DECEASED: Michael and David Albrecht


BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Six Sisters: Elsie Loeffler, Bert Diels, Amanda Steen, Gertrude Weiler, Hildagard Jari and Martha in infancy
Eight Brothers: William, Ervin, Herbert, Ernest, Gerald, Lester, Raymond and Frank Dassow in infancy

DECEASED FATHER: William E. Dassow Sr.

DECEASED MOTHER: Magdalena A. Dassow (Maiden Name: Frischman)

PALLBEARERS: Honorary: Tracy Chipman, Amy Albrecht, Amber Riley, Tanya Clyde, Elizabeth Vignali, Craig Chipman and Adam Vaughan
Active: Pete, Todd, Terry, Travis, Zachary, Michael and Jason Albrecht and Derek Vaughan

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Leona’s family to be designated at a later date
Hemer Funeral Homes of Medford and Rib Lake is assisting the family with arrangements
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the Hope Hospice Staff for the care that was given.
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