Albert William Crosbie, age 85

Albert W. Crosbie

    Albert William Crosbie, age 85, New Underwood, passed away Sunday, July 24, 2016 at his home.
    He was born August 6, 1930 at the New Underwood Hospital to Glenn W. and Corrine (Hilmer) Crosbie. Albert attended school in New Underwood graduating from high school in 1948.
    On October 29, 1949, Albert married Dolores Quinn in Rapid City. They moved to a house in New Underwood where they still reside. He was a loving husband and father to his four children. Albert worked for his father and later drove a Mobil bulk truck. He was a licensed electrician as well as plumber.
    Albert and Dolores started Crosbie Ditching and Precast in 1954 selling and retiring in 2005, after Albert started having health problems.
    He enjoyed being an active part of the New Underwood community as a member of the local and state school boards, Golden West board, Church board and the Lion’s Club.
    Albert enjoyed his retirement spending time with his grandchildren and always loved a good western and visiting with friends and family.
    He is survived by his wife, Dolores; three daughters, Beverly (Steve) Laabs, Peggy Outka (special friend, Ross Rossow), Bonnie Northrup; son, Rodney Crosbie; 17 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; sister, Arlene Mills; brother, Gene (Alma) Crosbie; and numerous nephews and nieces.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers-in-law, Wayne Mills and Jim Quinn; sister-in-law, Joyce Quinn; and son-in-law, Randy Outka.
    A memorial has been established.
    Services were held Friday, July 29, 2016 at the New Underwood High School Gymnasium with Pastor Wes Wileman as officiant. Burial followed at the New Underwood Cemetery.
    Condolences may be sent to the family at the Behrens-Wilson Funeral Home website.

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