Pearl S. Albert "Fuzzy," former Seymour resident, passed away Friday, September 18, 2020, at Copperleaf Village in Ripon. Pearl was born September 15, 1938, in the Town of Seymour, to the late Harvey Sr. and Gertrude (Krause) Albert. Pearl was a 1956 graduate of Seymour High School. She was a long-time member of New Life United Methodist Church in Seymour.
After graduating from high school, Pearl worked in the airline industry for Braniff International Airlines in Dallas, TX. Her job as a reservation agent had the benefit of allowing her to travel the world. She visited relatives in Berlin, Germany during the cold war; went skiing in the Alps; and saw the llamas in Peru. She traveled to many Braniff destinations. Her favorite destination, though, was Johannesburg, South Africa. On the home front, Pearl was a Teamster, even serving as a union representative for the Braniff Airlines Teamsters.
After transferring to several locations throughout the country, Pearl made her home in Chicago. When Braniff closed its Chicago facilities, Pearl worked for the advertising firm, Leo Burnett Worldwide. She had many souvenirs of the advertising world, including many Pillsbury Doughboys. Pearl ended her work life as a private bookkeeper and after retirement, she returned to Wisconsin.
Pearl was very musically inclined. She enjoyed playing the piano, organ, and flute; she especially enjoyed playing the "12th Street Rag" and "The Teddy Bears' Picnic". Pearl was also a singer and stayed in touch with her high school quartet. In her younger years, she enjoyed skiing. NASCAR was a lifelong passion for Pearl. In addition, Pearl never missed the Indy 500, if she could help it. She stayed a Packers fan, but, as for baseball, her family suspected that she had defected to the Chicago Cubs.
Survivors include one sister, Harriet Wolk; one brother, Harvey (Jean) Albert, Jr; nieces: Christine Wolk, Marie Wolk, Susan (Russell) Tilot, Cherie (John) Wood, Trudy (Rob) Powelson, Summer (Andrew) Peters, and Julie (Sam) Campbell; nephews: Harvey III, Eldon (Tina), and Brian (Erica) Albert; other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents, Pearl was preceded in death by one brother, Eldon Albert; one sister, Bernadine Albert; and her brother-in-law, Arthur Wolk.
Friends may call at Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour, from 10:00 a.m. until the time of services at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 25, 2020, Pastor Ho Lee officiating. Burial will take place in Seymour City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Copperleaf Village of Ripon, 1002 Eureka St., Ripon, Wisconsin 54971, Red Cross Disaster Relief, or to the charity of your choice.
The family extends a special thanks to the staff of Copperleaf Assisted Living in Ripon.
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