Class of 1942

Albert Hugh Lobsitz

1923 – December 30, 2014

December 30, 2014 Albert Hugh Lobsitz, a native of Perry, OK and resident of Mobile, AL for the past 31 years, died restfully at his home early Tuesday morning.

Hugh was a graduate of Oklahoma State University and served in the US Army as a Tank Commander when he was Honorably Discharged in 1946. He earned the WWII Victory Ribbon, American Theater Ribbon, EAME Ribbon and three bronze stars. He participated in the Honor Flight visit to the WW II Memorial in Washington, DC in 2009.

After his retirement from Shell Oil Company as a manager in the Accounting Department he and his wife LaVonne moved to Mobile, Alabama and began active service work as volunteers at Knollwood Hospital and Christ United Methodist Church. Later, Hugh would join the Azalea City Kiwanis Club where he served as club secretary and was active for over 30 years also helping with the Christmas Turkeys for the needy.

Hugh is survived by his wife, La Vonne Lobsitz; one daughter, Mary Lynn (Terry) Harbin; four grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. Private graveside services were held in Mobile Memorial Gardens.