EILEEN HOOVER ALBERT
Source: obituary in a scrapbook from a collection of Fauniel Hershberger's typed by Walt W dated 1-2-64
A 67-year-old Crawfordsville woman, Mrs. Eileen Ruth Albert of 422 E. Market St., died of food poisoning Thursday night in Manatee Hospital at Bradenton, Fla., while on a vacation trip. Mrs. Albert and her husband were en route to Florida for a vacation when she was stricken. She reportedly became violently ill after eating pie at a restaurant. She was treated by a physician but failed to respond immediately to treatment and was admitted to the hospital, where she died a short time later. An autopsy disclosed food poisoning. Mrs. Albert was the wife of Joseph W. Albert, who was associated with Clements-Smith Corp. here many years. She was born Aug. 7, 1896 in Pursell, Okla., the daughter of Merton and Mae Cleveland Hoover. She attended the First Church of Christ Scientist. She was a member of Oak Grove Chapter No. 45 OES at Oxford, White Shrine Chapter No. 8 at Lafayette and Women of the Moose Lodge, Eagles Lodge Auxiliary, Pythian Sisters Lodge No. 149 and Rebekah Lodge No. 13 here. Survivors include the husband; a daughter, Mrs. James Henry of Lafayette; two grandsons, William Henry and Richard Henry, both of Lafayette; a granddaughter, Mrs. Walter Reeder of Lafayette; and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at Hunt & Son Funeral Home here at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. Friends may pay their respects at the funeral home after 1 p.m. Monday.
Mrs. Eileen Albert, 64, of Crawfordsville, mother of Mrs. James Henry of Lafayette, died Thursday afternoon in a hospital at Bradenton, Fla., after a short illness. Mrs. Albert and her husband had arrived in Florida Dec. 28 for a vacation and she was stricken several days later. She was born in Oxford, and the couple moved from Lafayette to Crawfordsville about 10 years ago. The husband and daughter are the only immediate survivors. Mrs. Henry and her husband drove to Florida but arrived after Mrs. Albert's death. - kbz