Emilia C. “Emmy” Albers, age 82, of Germantown, passed away Thursday, January 1 at Breese Nursing Home. A funeral mass of Christian burial for 82 year old Emilia C. “Emmy” Albers will be Monday, January 5 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown. Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. at Moss Funeral Home in Germantown. Memorials are suggested to St. Boniface Church or St. Boniface Cemetery.
Mrs. Albers was born July 9, 1932 in Germantown to Herman and Pauline (Kniepmann) Robke; they preceded her in death.
She married Jerome “Muscles” Albers on May 17, 1955 at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown; he preceded her in death on May 25, 1997.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by a brother, Walter Robke; a sister, Dolores Ortmann; and brothers-in-law, Frank Ortmann, James Albers, and David Albers.
Surviving are her children, Sue (Mike) Richter, Tony (Billie) Albers, Theresa Albers, and Philip “Buzz” Albers all of Germantown; 8 grandchildren, David (Paul Lee) Richter, Tim (Jacki) Richter, Alicia (Kris) Lieber, Jessica and Cody Albers, Jacob, Mitchell, and Savanah Albers; 1 great-grandchild, Maverick Richter; a brother, Robert “Bob” (Barb) Robke of Germantown; a sister, Mary Jane “Mutz” (Dennis) Loepker of Germantown; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Cy (Lou) Korte of Washington, MO, Leon (Ruth) Albers of Germantown, and Don (Claudia) Albers of Germantown; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Emmy was a homemaker and a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church and Altar Sodality in Germantown, former member of the Mater Died Mothers & Friends and Band Parents. She enjoyed quilting and playing cards with her friends and volunteering at the Carlyle Healthcare Center.
Moss Funeral Home
600 Railroad Street
Germantown, IL 62245