Darwin J. Alberts, age 83, New London died unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, at his home.
He was born on August 22, 1929, in Bear Creek, son of the late Claude and Mary (Roberts) Alberts. He married Phyllis Jacobs on November 30, 1957, just celebrating 55 years. Darwin served in the US Army from 1952-1954. After returning from service he returned to Simmons where he worked for 42 years. His loves were rummaging and antiquing along with enjoying time on the Little Wolf and following his grandchildren’s sporting events.
Darwin is survived by his wife, Phyllis, son, Greg (Theresa), their daughters, Brittany and Brianne; sister in-law and brother in-law, Joyce (Jacobs) and Robert Hoerning and sister in-law Shirley Alberts, nieces and nephews, Jeff (Gail), their children, Steven and Elizabeth; Connie (Mark), their children, Chas (Polly), Natalie, Melissa (Yaruez), Aydin and Emre; Sarah (Gerry), their daughter, McKenna; Joe (Sandy), their children, Justin, his son Joey; Cristin (Chris), Nathan and Jordan; Kim and her son Joshua; Todd (Nina), their children, Lilly and Abigail; Craig (Cindy), their children, Cody, Caitlin and Callie. He is further survived by many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Gordon, Marvin and Claude; sisters, Grace Allenser, Florence Scott, and Jeanne Bellile, and father in-law and mother in-law, Earl and Corabelle Jacobs.
uneral Mass for Darwin was held on Monday, December 17, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at Most Precious Blood Catholic Church, New London with Fr. Arul Joseph Irudamoney officiating. Burial was in the parish cemetery. Visitation was held on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at the Cline & Hanson Funeral Home, New London from 3-7 p.m. and also at the church on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Online condolences can be sent at www.clinehansonfuneralhome.com. Cline & Hanson Funeral Home New London.