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Russell Alberts

Tuesday, August 28, 2001

SIKESTON - Russell Alberts, 76, died Aug. 27, 2001, at his home.

Born Dec. 16, 1924, in Newark, N.J., son of the late Joseph and Teresa Costanzo Alberts, he was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.

A graduate of the University of Toronto, Canada, he earned a master of business administration from Santa Clara University in California. He was a mechanical engineer for Noranda Aluminum for 17 years and was also a lifelong member of the Association of Mechanical Engineers.

On Aug. 19, 1950, at Lachine, Quebec, Canada, he married Theresa VanDette who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: two sons and one daughter-in-law, David and Karen Alberts of Memphis, Tenn., and Chris Alberts of Sikeston; one daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Mike Glaus of Sikeston; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Vincent and June Alberts of Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada, and Joe and Elizabeth Alberts of Aurora, Ontario, Canada; and three grandchildren, Russell Alberts of Memphis and Joshua Glaus and Michaela Glaus of Sikeston.

One son, Marc Joseph Alberts, preceded him in death.

No visitation is scheduled.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with the Rev. Stephen Schneider officiating.

Ponder Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions

may be sent to

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

106 N. Stoddard St.

Sikeston, Mo. 63801


American Heart Association

4643 Lindell Blvd.

St. Louis, Mo. 63108-3723

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