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Mary Albach

Monday, October 30, 2006

MACON - Mary Lucille Albach, 86, died Oct. 27, 2006, at Loch Haven Nursing Home in Macon.

Born Feb. 18, 1920, to the late James and Lutie Hogan, she was a 1938 graduate of Macon High School and a 1941 graduate of DePaul Hospital School of Nursing in St. Louis. She served from 1941-1945 as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army Nurses Corps. She was a lifetime member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Macon and was active in the Altar Society for several years. She was the last surviving World War II nurse in Macon County.

On Nov. 14, 1944, in Oran, Algeria in North Africa, she married James B. Albach, who survives.

Other survivors include: three sons, James R. Albach and David Albach of Roswell, Ga., and Charles Albach of Brentwood; two daughters, Donna Chism of Oakville and Susan Hogan-Albach of Macon; one sister, Elizabeth Richardson of Macon; and eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

One daugther, Jane Albach Brown; one son, William J. Albach; and one brother, Ray Hogan, also preceded her in death.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Macon.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Immaculate Conception Church in Macon. The Rev. Mike Murphy will officiate.

Burial with full military honors will follow in the St. Mary's Cemetery in Macon.