Albert John Filbrandt, Jr., age 86, of Jones, died Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 at Elkhart General Hospital. He was born in South Haven, MI on October 6, 1927, a son of Albert and Leah (Abbott) Filbrandt Sr. Albert served in the US Army. On April 26, 1952 he married Georgia Tolbert in Elkhart. She preceded him in death February 8, 2007. Albert worked as a maintenance supervisor at Miles Laboratories Elkhart, IN for 38 years retiring in 1990.
Surviving are his daughters Patti (Larry) Merritt of Elkhart, Bonnie Filbrandt of Elkhart, IN, son Greg Filbrandt of Jones, MI, grand children Leann Foreman, Traci Sands, and Casie Filbrandt, great grandchildren Laura, Kylie, Shane, Tanner and Blake, and brother Harold (Marian) Filbrandt of South Haven. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and daughter in law Dawn Filbrandt, sister Florence Ann Burrows, brothers Rienold Filbrandt and Wlliam Filbrandt and grandson in law Mike Manges.
Relatives and friends will be received Sunday from 2-5 pm at the Eley Funeral Home in Constantine, MI. Religious Services will be held 11 am Monday at the Funeral Home with Chaplain Dan Lane officiating. Interment will be in the Shavehead Cemetery, Jones, MI. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer or American Heart. Online messages may be left for the family at www.eleyfuneralhomes.com.