Reinhard Albert

Reinhard J. Albert, 82, of Yates Center died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, at Coffey County Hospital in Burlington.
He was born Dec. 2, 1926, in Maize. He grew up in Maize and attended school at St. Marks Catholic School in St. Marks.
On Dec. 10, 1954, he was married to Dolores M. Heimerman in Fort Leonardwood, Mo.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He received the National Defense Service Medal, Army of Occupation Medal and a Good Conduct Medal. He also received a Drivers Badge, Marksman Badge and Sharpshooter Badge all while serving with the 17th Armored Engineers Battalion.
He was a lifelong farmer. He was a member of the St. Martin’s Catholic Church and a Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus. He was also a member of the American Legion Post No. 13 in Yates Center.
He is survived by his wife of the home; a son, Dwayne, Yates Center; four daughters, Audine Stuhlsatz and her husband, Dennis, Wichita, Beverly Dillon and her husband, Bill, Independence, Diana Jones and her husband, Dick, Yates Center, and Carolyn Steinforth and her husband, Jerry, Yates Center; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Edmond, Andale, and Clemence, Wichita.
Two daughters, Karen and Kathlene Albert, and three brothers, Bernard, Lawrence and Clarence, and two sisters, Margaret Martin and Sabina Martin, died earlier.
Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Martin’s Catholic Church in Piqua. Interment will follow in St. Martin’s Catholic Cemetery. A Rosary service will be said at 6 p.m. Sunday at St. Martin’s Catholic Church with visitation to follow.
Memorials to Knights of Columbus Scholarship or St. Martin’s Cemetery Fund may be sent in care of Campbell Funeral Home, P.O. Box 188, Yates Center, KS 66783.