Alberta Engelbrecht

Obituary of Alberta J. Engelbrecht

Graveside services for Alberta will be public. Alberta Jean Engelbrecht, age 79 died June 3, 2020 at Greeley County Hospital in Tribune, KS after a battle of various medical issues. Alberta was born on September 23, 1940 in Cheyenne Wells, CO to Fay Shepard and Faye Shaffer. She had a sister Doris and brother Cecil. In 1951, her 2 nieces and 2 nephews came to live with them after their mother was killed in a car accident. Her father passed away in 1954 as she was 14 years old. She would talk about things being tough at times but so many memories that she held dear to her heart. She graduated from Arapahoe, CO. Alberta received her LPN degree in the early 60’s. She worked in the hospital and nursing home for many years. She started working for Dynamic Dimensions in Burlington, CO in 1989 as a Residential Manager for the disabled adults she retired from there in 2007. Her greatest memories were traveling with her 3 grandsons as they rodeo. Some of the rodeo friends still remember her cooking big breakfasts and being there for anyone. She never missed an event that her grandsons were involved in. She cherished her time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. In 1961 she married Francis Engelbrecht in Cheyenne Wells, CO. They had three children; Jerome, Debbie and Jeff Engelbrecht. She is survived by her three children; Jerome Engelbrecht of Goodland, KS, Jeff and Penny Engelbrecht of Cheyenne Wells, CO, Debbie and Lyn Lamm of Sharon Springs, KS; 3 grandsons; Josh Lamm and Ashley their children Braydon, Paityn, Asher and Rhett of Garden City, KS, Jesse and Jerica Lamm and their children Trayce and Taylee of Dodge City, KS, and Jerrod Lamm and Rachelle of Dodge City, KS. Sister Doris Konecne of Cheyenne Wells, CO as well as many nieces and nephews, and other family members. She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents, brother and many other family members. Memorials may be made to the Greeley County Hospital in Alberta’s memory and may be left at or sent to the Eastern Colorado Bank, 10 S 1st Street, Cheyenne Wells, CO 80810.
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Friday
12
June

Graveside Service

10:30 am - 11:00 am
Friday, June 12, 2020
Fairview Cemetery
County Rd P5
Cheyenne Wells, Colorado, United States
Friday
12
June

Inurnment

11:00 am - 11:15 am
Friday, June 12, 2020
Fairview Cemetery
County Rd P5
Cheyenne Wells, Colorado, United States
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