DatesOctober 15, 1922 - December 12, 2007
Albert Scott, 85, Mount Vernon, died Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, MN.
Funeral services will be Monday, December 17, 2007, 10:00 AM at the Salem Lutheran Church in Mount Vernon. Burial will be in the Victor Lutheran Cemetery, rural Mount Vernon. Visitation will be from 6-8PM Sunday evening with a prayer service at 7:00 pm at the Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.
He was born October 15, 1922 in rural Aurora County to Carl and Rhoda (Loon) Scott. He was baptized and confirmed in the Victor Lutheran Church, rural Mt. Vernon. He attended country school, graduated from Letcher High School in 1940 and attended an electronics school in St. Louis, MO. On November 12, 1944 he married Mary Helen Blevens at First Lutheran Church in Mitchell. They farmed in Aurora County until retiring in 1995. During those years Albert also did radio and TV repair. They resided in Storla for several years and for the past year and half he resided in Willmar, MN. He was a member of the Salem Lutheran Church, where he served as deacon and elder and was a member of the Gideons. He was an avid HAM Radio operator, enjoyed playing baseball, golf, flying, going camping, riding motorcycle, playing cards, especially Rook and it was a treat to have homemade ice cream. He was devoted to God and knew he had a special place in Heaven with his wife of 60 years.
He is survived by two daughters: Marci Bartels and husband Ron of North Sioux City; Janeen Hildebrand and husband Jim of Austin, TX; two sons: Timothy Scott and wife Julie of Fayetteville, NC; Daniel Scott and wife Lisa of Willmar, MN; a daughter-in-law, Judi Scott-Peterson and husband Don of Colchester, VT; 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and nine step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Mary Helen, one son Bradley, a son-in-law, Joel Barkmeier, three sisters: Carrie, Lilly, Ruth and one brother, Melvin.
Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.
Saturday, December 15, 2007
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
Prayer Service at 7:00 P.M.
Monday, December 17, 2007
Salem Lutheran Church
Mount Vernon, South Dakota
CemeteryVictor Lutheran Cemetery
Rural Mount Vernon, SD