Amanda Ottilie “Tillie” Albrecht
Amanda Ottilie “Tillie” Albrecht, loving wife, mother and grandma passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 26, 2009 at her Paige home. She was 88 years old. Services were held at Martin Luther Lutheran Curch, in Giddings,on Saturday, November 28, 2009 begining at 1:00pm and a graveside services followed at the Friendship Cemetery in Hills, TX.
Tillie was born at home in Fayette County, Texas on June 17, 1921 to Carl and Clara Mitschke Synatschk. She was baptized by Rev. A. Bohot on June 18, 1921 and confirmed her faith in the Lord on April 14, 1935 at Evangelical Lutheran Church at Trinity Hill with Rev. A. E. Moebus officiating. Her memory verse was Revelations 2 Vs. 10—“Be thou faithful unto death and I will give thee a Crown of Life.”
She was married to Werner H. Albrecht on December 13, 1945 in Smithville, Texas by Rev. J. W. Jackson. Werner and Tillie attended the same school early in their life and then met again while they were both living in Houston and working at the Fairmont Bakery . Tillie’s greatest joy in life was raising their five children and working alongside her husband farming and ranching at their property in Paige. Up until her last days she enjoyed growing both flowers and vegetables in her garden which she shared with her many friends and family.
Tillie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Werner, grandson, Tony Anderson, sonin law, Larry Anderson and sonin law, James Kurio, brother, Walter Synatschk.
She is survived by daughters, Darlene and husband, Charlie Warren, Carolyn and husband, Brad Shroyer, Josephine and husband, Calvin Lehmann; sons, Max Albrecht and Alvin Albrecht and fiance’ Pam Bozner, ten grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. Brother, Fred Synatschk and wife, Esther, sisters, Irene Davis, Dorothy Blasig, Annie Mae Rhode, Thelma and husband, James Oberndorfer, Ruth and husband, Marvin Mertink. Brother-inlaws; Edwin Albrecht, Wilbert and wife Ursula Albrecht. One sisterin law Lorene and husband Franklin Hoffman. Extended family Dicki and husband, Robert Lesikar and daughter, Kasey and a host of nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.
Mom was always “Just Fine” as she would tell anyone who asked how she was doing—we will greatly miss her and her upbeat attitude. Thanks to everyone for all the visits and kindness to her and the family these last few days. Memorial have been requested to be given to the Marin Luther Lutheran Womens in Ministry or to the charity of your choice.