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Albert Henrickson, 94

Albert Phillip Henrickson, a lifelong resident of Birchdale, died on April 13, 2014, on his 94th birthday at Grand Arbor in Alexandria.

A memorial service will be held April 19 at 11 a.m. at United Congregational Church in Birchdale with the Rev. John Tschudy officiating.

Visitation is one hour prior to the service.

Albert was born April 13, 1920, on the family farm in Birchdale. He graduated from Indus High School in 1938.

Albert married Phyllis Robertson on June 19, 1943. Albert spent his years farming and hauling pulp with Phyllis by his side as they raised their children. He played catcher on the town baseball team for many years and loved deer hunting bagging a large buck when he was 92. He served for many years on the Birchdale Cemetery Board. In retirement, they enjoyed traveling and spending time with their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Albert is survived by his wife, Phyllis; daughters, Judy (William) Imes of Easthampton, MA, Janice (David) Imes of Birchdale; son, Stuart (Evelyn) Henrickson of Alexandria; sister, Ella Masterson of Chula Vista, CA; grandchildren, Gregory Imes of Vadnais Heights, Christopher Imes of Bensenville, IL, Ann Imes of Los Angeles, CA, Rachel (Greg) Truckenmiller of Johnston, NY, Beth (Ken) Burrow of Waverly, IA, Sarah (Andy) Keller, Maria (Keith) Johanneson of Ft. Myers Beach, FL; and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his two brothers and a sister.

Memorials are preferred to United Congregational Church or Knute Nelson Foundation.

Arrangements are with Anderson Funeral Home in Alexandria;