Albert Lennick Aug. 23, 1925 - Nov. 18, 2009
Albert Ruben Lennick, 84, of Redwood Falls, formerly of Clements, died Wednesday at Garnette Gardens in Redwood Falls.
The service will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church in Redwood Falls. Burial, with military honors, will be at Redwood Falls Cemetery.
Visitation will be for one hour prior to services at the church. Arrangements are with Nelson-Martin Funeral Service of Redwood Falls.
He was born Aug. 23, 1925, in Hebron, N.D., to Jacob and Lydia (Imhoff) Lennick. He grew up in Hebron and received his education there. During World War II, he was a radioman in the U.S. Navy. Following his honorable discharge, he returned to Hebron and taught in a one-room school. He married Martha on August 15, 1948,in Hebron. They lived in Hebron until moving to Mandan, N.D. He worked in the auto body business, banking, as a bank examiner and then returned to banking.
In 1967, they moved to Redwood Falls where he worked as a manager for Redwood Electric Cooperative. They relocated to Clements in 1970. Albert retired from the cooperative in 1990 and began working as a part-time accountant at Clements Lumber Company. He retired from that position three years ago. In 2005, he moved to Garnette Gardens.
He was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Redwood Falls, the American Legion in Clements, the VFW in Redwood Falls and the Masonic Lodge in Redwood Falls. He wrote a column for the Hebron Herald until this summer and "Table Talk" for Garnette Gardens.
Albert is survived by his children: Carol Lennick (and special friend, Cody) of Hebron and Doug (and Beth Ann) Lennick of Edina; three grandchildren; one great-grandson; and a brother: Ted (and Julie) Lennick of Edina.
She was preceded in death by his wife in 1996, two brothers and one sister.