Clifton “Ike” Ray Albrecht, was born August 23, 1938 in Odebolt, Iowa, to Clifford and Henrietta (Miller) Albrecht. He served as a field medic in the Iowa National Guard. On September 2, 1962, he married Carolyn Lee Juhl in Marcus, Iowa. This union was blessed with two children: Brian and Jason. Ike was employed with Spencer Construction, Clay County Secondary Roads Department, and the Clay County Fairgrounds. He was a longtime member of the Bethany Lutheran Church.
Ike loved his family and was dedicated to their well-being. He loved fixing anything around the house and was a handyman to anyone who needed help. He enjoyed gardening and watching the wildlife in his backyard.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn; two sons: Brian (Mindy) Albrecht of Sheldon, Iowa, and Jason (Kelli) Albrecht of Spencer, Iowa; two grandchildren: Alexander Albrecht and Ashlyn Albrecht, both of Sheldon, Iowa; two sisters: Dorothy Sweeden of Arthur, Iowa, and Lois Grote of Wall Lake, Iowa; and brother-in-law, Eugene Mau of Odebolt, Iowa.
He was preceded in death by his parents; infant brother, Robert; siblings, Lola (Gilbert) Marron, Della Jean Mau, and Raymond (June) Albrecht; and brother-in-law, Ross Sweeden and Leo Grote.