Dan Albrecht, age 57, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at Riverside Medical Center in Waupaca. Dan was born June 19, 1954 in Appleton, the son of Bob and Marjorie (Reimer) Albrecht. As a young family, they relocated to California where Dan attended high school, married, and started a family. While in California, he worked for a local hospital and a trucking company. In 2007, he relocated to the Valley, and began working for Graichen Sanitation Service in New London. Dan was a self-taught mechanic and enjoyed working on all kinds of cars, but had a special love for Jeeps. He was also an avid Green Bay Packers fan.
Dan is survived by his parents: Bob and Marjorie Albrecht of Appleton; two children: Daniel (Catrinica) Albrecht of Sacramento, California and their children DeAngelo, Cianna, and DeAndre, and Kari Anne Albrecht, also of Sacramento; his longtime companion: Teresa Kunkel of New London; three sisters: Sue (Gordon) Hoeppner of Sherwood, Linda (Ken) Schmalz of Appleton, and Janet McCann of Appleton; five nieces and nephews: Michelle (Ray) Mallory, Bobby Hoeppner, Erin Schmalz, Andrea (Reiner) Mendoza, and Tracy Christianson. Dan is also survived by his former wife: Sue Morris-Hicke. He was preceded in death by a nephew: Nick Schmalz.
A memorial service for Dan will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 23, 2011 at the Wichmann Funeral Home, 3212 S. Oneida Street in Menasha with Rev. Tim Albrecht officiating. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Saturday morning from 10:00 AM until the hour of the service. Memorial funds are being established for the American Heart Association or the Alzheimer's Assocation.
Wichmann Funeral Home
Tri County Chapel
Appleton, WI 54915
3212 S. Oneida Street