Here is the obituary from Dietrich's obituary in 1924. He is my great, great, great grandfather.
Anna's maiden name is Koester
DIETRICH "DICK" ALBERS:
OBITUARY, The Correctionville News, 17 April 1924, page 1:The death of Dick Albers, father of Mrs. William F.C. Hanfeld, and probably the oldest resident of Correctionville, occurred at the home of his daughter about 6 p.m. last night.Mr. Albers has been growing weaker and weaker as each day passed and it has been seen for some time that the end was close.He would have been 90 years old at his next birthday on July 8th.Funeral services will be held at the Hanfeld home at 1 p.m. Saturday and further services at Midway at 2 o'clock where interment will be made.Mr. Albers has been a resident of this community for a good many years and even though he could not converse in the English language, had a good number of friends.
The Correctionville News, 24 April 1924, page 1:Funeral services for Dietrich Albers, whose death occurred at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Hanfeld last Wednesday evening were held at the Midway church last Saturday at 2 p.m.Short services were also held at the home at 1 p.m. Rev. August Rueber of Mapleton and Rev. C.F. Goetberg of Midway officiated at the services with 6 grandsons as pallbearers: Dick, Thomas, William, Meinhart, Henry and Emil Albers.Interment was at Midway.He was born in 1834 at Otterndorf, Germany and in 1858 married Anna Koester.To them three children were born but one died at the age of four years.In 1879 he came to American with his family and settled in Cedar County, Iowa, near Lowden.While residing here he obtained his U.S. citizenship.Eleven years later they moved to the farm at Midway, and after residing there for some time and seeing the need of a house of worship there, helped to organize the Lutheran church.At first it had but 7 members, he being one of them, and he has held active membership since.In 1900 he retired and moved to Cushing where he lived until 1914, when he came to Correctionville to be nearer his daughter.Mrs. Albers died March 17, 1920, and since then he made his home with the Hanfeld family.He passed away in their home on April 16, 1924, aged 89 years, 9 months and 8 days.He had been sick only since January 14th. He leaves his daughter, Mrs. William F.C. Hanfeld and one son, Henry of Midway, plus fifteen grandchildren and twenty great grandchildren.