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Obituary William C. Albers

April 8, 1955 - March 8, 2021

William "Buck" Carl Albers,

Age 65, of S. Main Street, Fort Loramie, passed away of natural causes Monday afternoon, March 8, 2021, at the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. He was born April 8, 1955, in Sidney, Ohio, to Angela (Boeke) Albers of Sidney & the late Bernard Albers. On July 13, 1974, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Fort Loramie, Buck married Deborah (Sipple) Albers who survives. Also surviving are three children, Greg & Jamie Albers of Fort Loramie, Christy & Dan Carroll of Tipp City and Aaron & Joyce Albers of Russia; ten grandchildren: Kolten, Dex and Raelyn Albers, Paisley, Anna and Eleanor Carroll, Allen and Rachel DeLoye, Addison and Aiden Albers; eight Siblings: Mary Hanisee of Bossier City, LA, Diane & Dale Wolters of Maria Stein, Frank & Trish Albers of St. Henry, John & Deb Albers of New Bremen, Roger & Marilyn Albers of Fort Loramie, Mike Albers of Minster, Larry & Marlene Albers of Fort Loramie and Gary & Tina Albers of Fort Loramie; sisters & brother-in-law: Jay & Mike Siegel of New Bremen, Rob & Barb Robbins of Fort Loramie, Rod & Michelle Robbins of McCartyville and Bob Robbins of Fort Loramie along with numerous nieces and nephews.

A 1974 graduate of Fort Loramie High School, Mr. Albers was retired from Crown Equipment in New Bremen where he had been employed 30 years. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, St. Denis Knights of Columbus, Fort Loramie Sons of American Legion, the Newport Sportsmans Club, Minster Fraternal Order of Eagles, Lake Loramie Improvement Association and the Celina Moose Lodge. In his leisure time Buck enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, family and friends. He loved to go camping, travel, and especially fishing.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 AM, Friday, March 12, 2021, at Sts. Peter & Paul Church in Newport with Rev. Steven Shoup presiding. Interment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery in Fort Loramie. Friends may call Thursday 3:00 to 8:00 PM and Friday 9:00 to 10:00 AM at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie. Use of face masks and social distancing are encouraged at all funeral rites. Memorials in Buck’s memory may be made to charities of choice. Private condolences may be expressed at

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