Jeanette Albrecht age 99 of Hackensack, MN, formerly Hutchinson, MN passed away
March 25, 2020 at Essentia-St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd.
Jeanette Lorraine (Rickeman) Albrecht was born on February 14, 1921 in Hutchinson MN
to Henry and Ida (Nemitz) Rickeman. She was baptized June 7, 1921 by Pastor A.L.
Richardson and was confirmed in the Christian faith as a youth. She attended school in
Hutchinson and was a 1939 graduate of Hutchinson High School.
Jeanette married Edwin Albrecht May 8, 1943 in Elizabethtown, KY while Ed was
serving in the US Army during WWII. She was employed at J.C. Penney, but most
important to her was her job as homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother and great-
grandmother. Jeanette was an excellent cook and baker. She took great pride in
keeping her house and yard spotless. Jeanette and Ed were married for over 65 years before Ed's passing on March 31, 2009.
Jeanette enjoyed gardening, playing cards especially with "The Birthday Club", dancing,
traveling in their motor home, attending Ed's army reunions and bowling. She enjoyed
many bowling tournaments in several states. She was a member of Peace Lutheran
Church in Hutchinson, a 55 year member of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 96, past 8 and 40 Chapeau and partner and a 38 year member of the VFW Auxiliary Unit 906.
After Ed's death, she moved from the farm to Prince of Peace in Hutchinson until she
could no longer care for herself. Jeanette moved to Birchview Gardens Assisted Living
in Hackensack in 2014 to be near her son and daughter-in-law. When more care was
needed, she became a resident of Good Samaritan Society-Bethany in Brainerd May of
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin; parents, Henry and Ida; sisters, Irene in infancy and Helen Hanson; brothers-in-law, Dick Hanson, Fred Albrecht and Herb Dobberstein and one niece, Nancy Ritchie.
Jeanette is survived by her son Robert and wife Nancy Albrecht of Hackensack;
grandson Darin and wife Megyn Albrecht of Duluth, granddaughter Alecia and husband
Shaun Guida of St. Peter; great-grandsons, Kaeden Guida, Ashton Guida, Madden
Guida, Owen Albrecht and great-granddaughter, Olive Albrecht; sister Florence Albrecht
of Hutchinson; sisters-in-law Alice Dobberstein of Hutchinson and Marie and husband
Howard Treseder of Sioux Falls, nephews Chuck and wife Deanna Albrecht of
Lakeville, Brian Dobberstein and significant other Elaine Holmstrom of Ottertail and
nieces; Debra Dobberstein of Hutchinson and Traci and husband John Holter of Sioux
Due to the existing circumstances, a private family interment will be held at Peace Lutheran Cemetery in Hutchinson, MN. A Celebration of Life for Jeanette will be held at Peace Lutheran Church at a later date with times and date to be announced.
Jeanette’s care has been entrusted to Northern Peace Funeral Home of Walker, MN. Online condolences for the family may be given at www.northernpeace.com
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