Richard "Dewey" Albertson
East Lansing, MI
Born October 12, 1928, Richard "Dewey" Albertson passed away peacefully September 7, 2012 surrounded by family. Dewey was preceded in death by his parents,Richard and Florence, wife,Joan, brother, Maurice and daughter-in-law, Helen Guthrie. His is survived by his children, Ronald Guthrie of Williamston, Vicki (Michael) Terrell of DeWitt, Pamela (Thom) Harke of DeWitt, Richard (Dorcas) Albertson, Jr. of Eagle and Doris (William) Russell of Missouri, and brother, Harold (Helen) Albertson of Lansing.Dewey was blessed with ten grandchildren, Tina (David) Clandenen, Tim (Robin) Guthrie, Melissa (Chris) Greenshields, Chip Terrell, Tori (Jason Rodgers, Aaron (Krisit) Harke, Kimberly (Shawn) Chappel, Jason Bailey, Carlee Albertson and Dana Russell. He also enjoyed 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. Dewey attended Lansing schools and served in the US Army. He was self-employed as a flooring/counter top specialist. Dewey was a talented carpenter who could be counted on to help family and friends with construction or remedying projects. Dewey loved to golf, travel, fish and had a joke or story for all situations. He will be sadly missed by all. The family would like to express a special thank you to the care givers at Burcham Hills and the staff at Sparrow Hospital for the wonderful care provided our father. A Memorial Service will be held at a later day.
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