93, went peacefully to be with his beloved Joan and God. He was born in Phoenix in 1916 to German immigrant parents. He graduated from Brophy Jesuit High School 1934, and served in the U.S. Army from 1942-1946. Before and after the war, Al worked for the Cudahy Meat Packing plant where his father had been employed. Al eventually retired as a Zone Manager for IDS Investments. He and Joan were married nearly 63 years, a treasure which sustained him until his own dying. Al contributed his talents as a welder and handyman to his parish and neighborhood for decades. He and Joan were founding, active members of St. Theresa Catholic Church. After Joan’s death, he continued as a faithful prayer warrior for our armed forces at the Thursday evening Rosary. He is survived by many nieces and nephews. Al made friends everywhere he went: so long and many thanks to Lucy, Cindy, Greg, the pharmacy staff at CVS, the Wound Center staff at Az Heart Hosp, Leading the Way group at St. Theresa, the staff at Scottsdale Village Sq, and the staff at Gayle’s Manor East. Mass of the Resurrection is at 10:00 am on Thursday, October 14, 2010 at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 5001 East Thomas Road. Interment immediately after Mass at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery.
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