Albert F. “Willie” Lunn

Albert F. “Willie” Lunn

June 5, 1934 – May 25, 2022

Albert F. Lunn, age 87, was born on June 5, 1934, in White River, SD, to Palmer and Anna (Barcal) Lunn and died in Omaha on May 25, 2022.  After graduating from high school in Bonesteel, SD, Albert joined the U.S. Army and served for two years, being stationed at the Panama Canal.  When he was out of the service, he moved to Omaha to attend electronics school and met his wife, Betty (Bruening), who came from St. Helena, NE.  They were married in 1959 and had five children.

He started his career working for the U.S. Postal Service in the downtown Omaha station.  He retired after 33 years and completed his lifelong dream of building his own home on an acreage near Blair, NE.  He then became the Brewmaster at Jaipur Restaurant where he worked for 19 years.  Albert was an avid gardener and wine and beer maker.  He loved fishing, especially the annual trips with his family.

Albert was preceded in death by his daughter, Barbara, and his parents.  He is survived by his wife, Betty; sons: Terry (Malanie), Burt (Denise), and Matt (Megan) Lunn; daughter, Jill Vacek (Mark); ten grandchildren: Austin Lunn (Amber), Brandon Vacek (Elizabeth), Morgan Springer (Danny), Collin Vacek (Darby), Keegan Lunn (Alex), Ryan, Conner, Aidan, Jackson, and Kya Lunn; five great-grandsons: Easton and McCoy Lunn, Oliver and Harrison Springer, and William Vacek.  Albert has three surviving sisters: Gladys Rasmussen, MaryLou Saxton (Keith), and Marjorie Galley (Stacy); and several nieces and nephews.

VISITATION: Wednesday, June 1st from 5pm to 7pm at the West Center Chapel, with ROSARY/VIGIL SERVICE at 7pm.  MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Thursday, June 2nd at 11am at Mary Our Queen Catholic Church, 3405 S. 118th St.  PRIVATE INTERMENT: Calvary Cemetery at 2:30pm.

Memorials will be directed by the family.

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  • Les and Joann Pearson Philip, SD Posted May 27, 2022 4:26 pm

    Albert was a very awesome cousin, he was one of a kind. Always enjoyed our visits with him and Betty, we have lots of fond memories of him. He was a special nephew to Emmie, she treasured the times with him. Hold on to all the memories, he will be missed by many.

    • Jill Vacek Posted June 2, 2022 8:11 pm

      We are so thankful that you were able to attend the funeral! Dad loved you all so much! I’m sure he has a lot of catching up to do with Emmie and John!

  • Craig Perrien Posted June 1, 2022 12:44 pm

    I’m very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Joe Wakin Posted June 1, 2022 6:17 pm

    It was a pleasure to work with Al at the main post office for several years..

    • Tim and Sue Kelly Posted June 18, 2022 12:02 pm

      The Main Office Station and the Markup Section wouldn’t have been the same without Al. RIP.

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