John Alberts, age 82, of Oconomowoc, passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday, April 26, 2015, after a hard-fought battle with leukemia.
John is survived by his loving wife, Liz, of 59 years, and his children Jill (Dan) Bohrman, Michael Alberts, Brian (Judy Faust) Alberts and Kevin (Jane) Alberts, along with his nine grandchildren and one great-grandson.
Funeral services for John will be held on Saturday, May 2, at 1:00 PM with a visitation for family and friends to start at 11:00 AM, all to take place at Pagenkopf Funeral Home, 1165 E. Summit Ave., Oconomowoc.
Memorials are suggested to Leukemia Cancer Research, donations online: uwhealth.org/cancerdonation or mail to: UWCCC Development, 600 Highland Ave., K4/658 Madison, WI 53792; or to the Boy Scouts of America — Potawatomi Area Council, Harkrider Service Center, 804 Bluemound Road, Waukesha WI 53188.
John was a lifelong resident of Oconomowoc, where he donated a lot of his time and services to the community and belonged to such organizations like Kiwanis, Jaycees and Boy Scouts. He owned and operated Alberts Super Service gas station in Oconomowoc for many years. John was very involved in state politics, having been a state representative. He was an avid outdoorsman and he loved hunting, fishing and camping. He also loved being a pilot and flying whenever he had the chance. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends and all that knew him.
Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4457 or visit www.pagenkopf.com.