Obituary John William Albus,
Laddonia, Missouri, 9 Apr 1987
Mexico Ledger, Audrain County, Mexico, Missouri, 10 April 1987 John W. Albus, Laddonia --- Services for John W. Albus, 74, of Laddonia, will be held Saturday at 1 p.m. in St. John's Catholic Church, Laddonia, with the Rev. John Walsh officiating. Burial will be in the Laddonia Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 p.m. today at the Bienhoff Funeral Home, Laddonia, where a prayer service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Mr. Albus died Thursday at 8:16 p.m. at Audrain Medical Center after an illness of about a year. He was a native of Mexico, where he was born June 28, 1912, a son of Henry and Heriette Burns Albus. On April 3, 1937, in the rectory of St. Brendon Parish, Mexico, he was married to Minnie C. Wyss by Monsignor Patrick D. Gavan. She survives at the family home. Others who survive are his son-in-law and daughter, Kenny and Harriett Power of Lakenan; four grandchildren; one brother, George Albus, Laddonia; three sisters, Mrs. Ralph Orion (Cecelia) Shrader and Mrs. Adrian (Mary) Fennewald, both of Mexico, and Mrs. Leon (Margaret) McClellan of Indianapolis; several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister. Mr. Albus was a member of St. John's Catholic Church in Laddonia. He had been employed for 40 years by the Laddonia Farber Special Road District, and farmed. Mr. and Mrs. Albus moved to Laddonia from Mexico in 1944. Memorials my be made to the Cancer Fund.
Obituary Minnie Cordelia (Wyss) Albus,
Shelbina, Missouri, 20 Jun 1996
Mexico Ledger, Audrain County, Mexico, Missouri, 22 June 1996 Minnie C. Albus, 85, of Shelbina, formerly of Laddonia, died at 9:25 p.m. Thursday, June 20, 1996 at the Shelbina Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held Monday at 7 p.m. at St. John's Catholic Church in Laddonia, with the Rev. Pat Quim officiating. Burial will be in the Laddonia Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Tim Power, Kevin Power, Jim Albus, Jim Bradley, Herbert Knipfel and Jim Teague. Visitation will be Monday from 5 p.m. until the service time at St. John's. Mrs. Albus was born Dec. 30, 1910, in Audrain County, the daughter of William B. and Nettie Bishop Wyss. On April 3, 1937, in Mexico, she married John William Albus, who preceded her in death on April 9, 1987. Survivors include one daughter, Harriett Power of Shelbina, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Katherine Bradley and Marie Brown. Mrs. Albus was a lifetime area resident and member of the St. John's Catholic Church. She was also a member of the St. John's Altar Society and the Happy Hustlers. In her free time, Mrs. Albus was an avid card player and loved to work crossword puzzles. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John's Catholic Church food pantry or to the Laddonia Community Betterment Association.
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