Sioux City, formerly Hubbard, Neb.
Joanne M. Albrecht, 87, of Sioux City, formerly of Hubbard, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018, at her residence.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Mohr Funeral Home in South Sioux City, with Vicar David Hawkins officiating. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery, Emerson, Neb. Visitation with the family will be 10 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home.
Joanne was born July 17, 1930, in Emerson, the daughter of Thomas and Dora (Hinrich) Murray. She was raised in the Emerson area and graduated from Emerson High School in 1947.
She married Lester Albrecht on Feb. 6, 1948. The couple farmed in the Emerson area until 1959, then moved to a farm near Homer, Neb. They were blessed with two sons, Dennis and Larry, and one daughter, Jeanne.
Joanne's life revolved around gardening, flowers and the farm.
Survivors include her children, Larry Albrecht (Suzette Curry), and Jeanne (Gary) Johnson; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Jerry; and two sisters, Patricia (Arvin) Jacobsma, and Emilie Lofland.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester; a son, Dennis; her parents, Thomas and Dora Murray; two brothers, John and James; two sisters, Kathryn Hooper and Barbara Lofland; and a grandson, Nathan Albrecht.