Obituary of Karl "Doug" Albrecht
Karl Douglas Albrecht, 85, of Bay City, our loving, considerate, tender, and compassionate husband and uncle passed away on the morning of Saturday, May 27, 2017. Doug was born in Detroit on February 16, 1931, the son of the late Karl August and Elsbeth (Balfour) Albrecht. He met the former Lauretta “Laurie” Brunett at a political party and they were united in marriage on July 27, 1975. Their forty-two years were blessed with countless memories. In 1997, Doug retired from The Bay City Times where he was a dedicated reporter for thirty-two years. He enjoyed checkers, and was even a grand master checker player. Doug was a loving man who will be deeply missed. Doug leaves to carry on his legacy, his wife, Laurie; brother, Gary (Ginney) Albrecht, along with many nieces and nephews. Private arrangements have been entrusted to Skorupski’s. Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at www.skorupskis.com.