November 25, 1903 – December 11, 1992
Services for Albert Fass, 89, were held Monday, Dec. 14 at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Monticello with burial at Oakwood Cemetery. The Reverend Robert Hannemann officiated at the services.
Albert Fass of Monticello died Friday Dec. 11 at the home of his daughter, Betty Jacobs, following a brief illness.
Albert Fass was born Nov. 25, 1903, at Marx, Germany, the son of Carl and Gesche Lieneman Fass. The family emigrated from northern Germany to the United States when Albert was 1-1/2 years old. They arrived in the United States March 25, 1905 and later lived near Scotch Grove for a year and at Strawberry Point for five years. In 1911, they settled on a farm in Lovell Township near Monticello.
Albert Fass and Marie Terese Friederichs were married October 8, 1930 at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church. The couple farmed on the Fass family farm until 1941 when they moved to a farm east of Monticello on highway 151. They retired from active farming in 1968. The wife proceeded him in death on Oct 23, 1984. For the past 1-1/2 years Albert had made his home with his daughter, Betty Jacobs.
Albert was a member of St. Mathew’s Lutheran Church where he was confirmed in his faith in 1919. As a young man he helped in the construction of the present church. He also served on Lovell #1 Township School Board for many years and the Farmers Mutual Creamery Board.
Survivors include three daughters, Betty Jacobs and Gladys Tholen, both of Monticello; Marian Raio of North Hollywood, California, six grandchildren, five step-grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, five step-great-grandchildren and a step-great-great-grandchild. In addition to his wife, he was proceeded by his parents, a daughter, Patricia and a brother.
Submitted by: Steve Hanken
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