2017-09-13 / Obituaries


Our Lord Jesus Christ took ALLEN CHARLES ALBERT home September 2, 2017.

He was born August 6, 1947, to Clarence Henry and Ella Mary (Johansen) Albert. Allen graduated from Capac High School in 1965, then he served his country from 1966 to 1968 during the

Vietnam era with the 134th Assault

Helicopter Company, 6th Aviation

Platoon Korea of Fort Bragg, North Carolina. His position was “door machine gunner” on the Huey helicopter. After 30 years with General Motors, Allen retired. In 1999, Allen gladly donated a kidney to his son Darryl.

On November 14, 1970, Allen married the love of his life, Joan (Schavillie) Albert.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Joan; daughter, Julie (Ramón) Vargas; and son, Darryl (Eileen) Albert. He has four grandchildren, Samuel Vargas, Caleb Vargas, Olivia Albert and Alana Vargas. He also has 10 siblings, Michael Albert, Joseph (Andrea) Albert, Christine (Larry) Gipson, Patricia McCorkle, Clare (Sherrie) Albert, Samuel (Gwen) Albert, Susanne Burns, Karen (Eddie) Sharp, Paul (Staci) Albert and Peter Albert. He is survived by sister-in-law, Joann (Al) Ferrell; and many nieces and nephews.

Allen was preceded in death by his baby sister, Mary Camille; parents; and father-in-law and mother-in-law.

A private burial was scheduled for Thursday, September 7, 2017, with military honors under the auspices of American Legion Post #16 honor guard. A celebration of life at Allen’s home followed.

A special heartfelt thank you goes out to Cardinal Hospice, Eugene Shaver, Omega S. Paril, and to all who prayed for Allen.

To place an online condolence, please visit www.LynchandSonsLapeer.com

Lynch & Sons Funeral Home

Downtown Lapeer

810-664-8282 www.LynchandSonsLapeer.com

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