Obituary – Lobsitz, Albert Hugh

Class of 1907

Albert Hugh Lobsitz

October 4, 1889 – September 3, 1932

Funeral services for Albert Lobsitz, pioneer Perry merchant, who died at his home here Saturday will be held from the Presbyterian church at 2:30 this afternoon.

Lobstiz, who was 44 years of age at the time of his death here at 4:30 Saturday afternoon, has been ill for the past several years, and for the past several months has been confined to his bed.

Born October 4, 1889, in Kansas, he came to this community with his parents, James and Ida Bell (Means) Lobsitz, at the opening of the strip and was associated with his father in the hardware business here at the time of his death. The business was one of the pioneer establishments in Perry.

He was a graduate of the Perry schools, following which he attended the Oklahoma A. and M. college at Stillwater and later spent a year at Annapolis, in the United State Navel academy. He was a member of the A. F. and M. Masonic lodge of Perry, Rotary club and active in civic work.

He and the former Vieva Huffman were married at her parent’s home in Edmond, Oklahoma on October 25, 1916.

The services will be in charge of Rev. David Thomas, pastor of the Perry Presbyterian church of which Lobsitz was a member. Burial will be made in Grace Hill cemetery under the direction of Christoph and Newton, Perry funeral directors.

Besides his parents he is survived by his wife, and three children, Dorothy Jean, Albert Hugh, and Marian Ruth. Also three sisters, Francis Stoltenberg of Chandler, Helen Jones of Perry, and Blanche Sutton of Washington, D. C.; and two brothers, Leo Lobsitz of Perry and Harry Lobsitz of Oakland, Calif., and other relatives.