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Grace L. Albertson

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT
Grace L. Albertson

AMBOY – Grace L. Albertson, 87, of Amboy, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014 at Dixon Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. 

She was born June 27, 1927, in Dixon, the daughter of Clarence “Ted” and Frances “Ruth” (Neff) Brill. She worked at Allied Locke Industries for 33 years before retiring in 2000.

Grace married Gilbert Albertson on Nov. 15, 1947, in Dixon. He preceded her in death Oct. 7, 1981. She also was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Loren Thomas Albertson; and her longtime partner, James Eller.

She is survived by her children, James (Sally) Albertson of Humble, Texas, Steven (Jill) Albertson of Rockford, Marilyn “Sue” (Dale) Otto of Dixon, and Linda Eller of Amboy; 12 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Cremation rites have been accorded. Burial of cremains will be at a later date at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Dixon. Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Visit thejonesfh.com to send condolences.

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