Richard R. Albrecht, 89, Seattle, Wash.
January 20, 2022
Richard R. Albrecht, 89, of Seattle, Wash., died on Dec. 28, 2021, at the age of 89.
Always an optimist, Dick was a collegial man who valued a challenge. He spent his early years on an Iowa farm with his parents, Arnold and Catherine Albrecht, and siblings Shirley and Larry in a notable home built from local fieldstone. Dick was 8 years old when his father died, leaving his mother to manage the farm. Dick participated in sports, musical competitions and farm work in Hartley.
Dick attended the University of Iowa. He was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity and played horns in the marching band. T...