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Albert Francis Helmbrecht

Albert Francis Helmbrecht, age 89, of Delano, died Saturday, Sept. 16, 2006 at the Delano Health Care Center in Delano.

He was born July 2, 1917 to Ludwig and Theresa (Leiminger) Helmbrecht in Winsted.

Albert was a lifelong dairy farmer in the Delano area.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Leona; and his daughter, Elaine Hendrickson.

Albert is survived by his sons, Jerry Helmbrecht, David and Kaye Helmbrecht, and Ron and Theresa Helmbrecht; son-in-law Bruce Hendrickson; 12 grandchildren: Jeff Helmbrecht, Dan Helmbrecht, Darryl Helmbrecht, Jennifer Nyblom, Bob Helmbrecht, Don Helmbrecht, Diana Gabrelcik, Tom Helmbrecht, Curt Hendrickson, Sandy Hendrickson, Scott Helmbrecht, and Laura Helmbrecht; and 15 great-grandchildren.

He is further survived by six siblings: Isadore Helmbrecht, Edward Helmbrecht, Hank Helmbrecht, George and Judy Helmbrecht, Ben and Shirley Helmbrecht, and Andrew Helmbrecht.

Mass of Christian Burial was Thursday, Sept. 21 at 11 a.m. at the St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano, with the Rev. Michael Miller officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Visitation was Wednesday, Sept. 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano, with a 7 p.m. prayer service, and continued Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church, prior to the Mass. Casket bearers were Albert’s grandsons: Jeff Helmbrecht, Dan Helmbrecht, Darryl Helmbrecht, Bob Helmbrecht, Don Helmbrecht, Tom Helmbrecht, Curt Hendrickson, and Scott Helmbrecht.

Arrangements by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano, Minnesota

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