Albert Martin Henry Jech, 85

Albert Jech

Albert Martin Henry Jech, 85, most recently of Kasson, died at his residence at Prairie Meadows Senior Living on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s Disease.

Albert was born May 5, 1933, in rural Dexter to Henry and Elsie (Boehm) Jech. On March 12, 1955, he married Mavis Benson. Together they had five children. They later divorced in 1985. Prior to living in Kasson, Albert resided in several area communities including Rochester, Hayfield and Stewartville. Albert had a strong work ethic and spent most of his working years in farming while working in the dairy, pork and poultry industries. His longest employment opportunities during his career included working with pork and poultry for Larson Products in Sargeant and then in manufacturing at McNeilus Companies in Dodge Center.

Albert was a longtime member of Evanger Lutheran church in Sargeant. He was an avid Minnesota Vikings fan and also loved spending time with his family and attending the sporting events that his children and grandchildren were involved in.

Survivors include his five children, Pamela K. Jech, of Rochester, Douglas D. Jech, of Sargeant, Rick A. (Carol) Jech, of Rochester, Kathleen M. (Phillip) Struckmann, of Kasson and Randall J. Jech, of Waseca; his siblings, Clarence Jech, of Elgin, Loren Jech, of Chatfield, and Leona “Beezie” Cambern, of Fountain; seven grandchildren, Jessica, of Minneapolis, Matthew, of Rochester, Samuel and Daniel, of Rochester, Samantha and Aaron, of Kasson, and Taylor, of Rochester; two stepgrandchildren, Kimberly and Melissa, of Pine Island, and one great-grandson, James, of Rochester. He also is survived by a multitude of nieces, nephews and friends. Albert was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mavis; his brothers, Robert and Kenny Jech; and three sisters, Edna Farmer, Mildred Sherwin, and Lillian Schmidt.

The funeral service was held on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home in Rochester. Burial was in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in Elkton. V

Memorials are preferred to Prairie Meadows Senior Living in Kasson.

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