Leona P. Albrecht, 96, of Staunton, Illinois passed away Friday, December 13, 2013 at Community Memorial Hospital in Staunton. Born October 7, 1917 in Hamel Township, Madison County, Illinois, she was the daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. William A. Prante. She married Wilbert William “Flip” Albrecht on July 22, 1944 in Garland, Nebraska, and he passed away on October 30, 1960. She worked as a clerk at Behme’s Market in Worden, Illinois for many years. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Worden, Illinois.
She is survived by a daughter, Bonnie M. Renner of Staunton, IL; a brother, Elmer “Shorty” Prante of New Douglas, IL; a sister-in-law, Vera Prante of New Douglas, IL; nieces and nephews, Joanie (Tom) Mertz of Staunton, IL; Ruth (Todd) Price of Chatham, IL; William “Bill” (Lynda) Prante of Worden, IL; Gerald (Sandy) Prante of Staunton, IL; and Richard Prante of New Douglas, IL. Several great & great -great nieces and nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Alvin, William, and Erwin Prante and by 2 brothers in infancy.