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Iris Jean Albrecht

February 15, 1936 — July 1, 2021

Iris Kowald Albrecht


Iris Albrecht, 85 of Wharton, entered into eternal peace on Thursday, July 1, 2021 in a Sugarland hospital.  She was born February 15, 1936 in Lenz, Texas to the late Alfred Kowald and Emmie Schlottmann Kowald. She attended and graduated from Karnes City High School.

She married Marvin Albrecht and together they operated a flower shop in Wharton for many years. She enjoyed crochet, gardening, was an amazing cook, and an avid Astros and Rockets fan. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Wharton for many years. Iris was also a member of Beta Sigma Phi, and United Methodist Women.

Iris is survived by her husband, Marvin Albrecht, daughters, Lisa Burger and husband, Henry and Kristin Huff and son, Troy Albrecht and wife, Christa, grandchildren, Taylor Albrecht, Tanner Albrecht, Haley Burger and Cape Huff.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at 10 am at the Chapel of Wharton Funeral Home. Burial followed in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery in Wharton.

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