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AGE: 92

ADDRESS: 7229 Gad Road, Medford, Township of Bern; Marathon County

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 11:35 A.M. Tuesday, September 10 at his residence

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 A.M. Monday, September 16 at the Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Rev. James Krueger

INTERMENT: Medford Evergreen II Cemetery, Medford where full military honors will be performed by the Medford Military Honors Team.

VISITATION: 4:00 to 6:00 P.M. Sunday, September 15 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford and also from 10:00 until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. Monday, September 16 at the Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: December 31, 1920 at Minneapolis, Minnesota

EDUCATION: Attended Gad School

MARRIAGE: August 4, 1942 in Dubuque, Iowa to Leona A. Dassow and she preceded him in death on August 6, 2013

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Served in the U.S. Army from 1944-1946, where he received the purple heart. Lorin owned and operated Gad Cheese Factory from 1959 until his retirement in 1984. He enjoyed his trips to Canada for fishing every year and was an avid reader, especially of westerns. Lorin enjoyed hunting, snowmobiling, traveling and trips to the casino.

MEMBER OF: Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church, Medford
Life Time Member of: Central Wisconsin Cheese and Butter Maker’s Association where he served on the board of directors where he served as past president and the Klossner-Dietzler VFW Post #5729, Medford
Past Member: Wisconsin State Cheesemaker’s Association where he also served on the board of directors.

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Lorna Chipman of Medford, George (Donna) of Niceville, Florida, Bruce (Diane) of Gad, Gary (Georgine) of Medford and Larry (Fiancé Jane Lekie) of Medford

GRANDCHILDREN DECEASED: Michael and David Albrecht

15 Grandchildren; 17 Great-Grandchildren

SURVIVING SISTER: Loretta Vogt of Mesa, Arizona


DECEASED FATHER: Arthur A. Albrecht


PALLBEARERS: Grandchildren: Honorary: Tracy Chipman, Amy Albrecht, Amber Riley, Tanya Clyde, Elizabeth Vignali, Craig Chipman and Adam Vaughan
Active: Pete, Todd, Terry, Travis, Zachary, Michael and Jason Albrecht and Derek Vaughan

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Lorin’s family to be designated at a later date
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