Harvey Albert

Jan. 24, 1928-Jan. 12, 2021

Harvey Albert, 92,

Minot, ND, passed away

Tuesday, January 12,

2021, at Trinity Homes in


Harvey was born Janu-

ary 24, 1928, in Bonetrail,

ND. He was the 4th of 11

children born to Bryan

and Mamie (Seeb) Albert.

He was raised on the fam-

ily farm and attended a

country school in the


In 1952, he started his

career with the Great

Northern Railroad, which

later became Burlington

Northern Railroad. To-

wards the end of his em-

ployment, he went to

work for Amtrak for a

short time before going

back to Burlington North-

ern. He retired in 1993, as

a brakeman after 41 years.

Harvey was united in

marriage to Mary Lou

Cartwright November 23,

1953, in Anamoose, ND.

With Harvey’s job, they

had made their home in

Minot, Fargo and then

back to Minot after retir-


He was a member of

Our Lady of Grace Cathol-

ic Church, the Moose

Lodge, the Eagles Aerie,

the Elks Lodge, all of


He enjoyed playing

cards and watching base-

ball, especially the Min-

nesota Twins.

His loving family in-

cludes: wife of 67 years,

Mary Lou, Minot; chil-

dren, Marva Albert,

Springfield, OR; Mitchell

(Julia) Albert, Eugene, OR;

and Marcia (Kurt) Von-

Bokern, Minot; grandchil-dren, Carly (Scot) Land-

ford, Melissa (Seth) Clark,

Levi VonBokern, Saman-

tha VonBokern, and So-

phia VonBokern;

great-grandchildren, Aric

Langford and Lyla Clark;

brother, Mike (Joyce) Al-

bert; sisters, Marion Irwin

and Jo Trewartha;

brother-in-law, Donald

Quam; sister-in-law, Betty

Albert; and numerous

nieces, nephews and


Harvey was preceded

in death by: his parents;

brothers, Lloyd (Geor-

gette), Fred, Edward, Les-

ter (Midge), and Joey; sis-

ters, Dorothy (Leo) Ell and

Shirley Quam; and

brothers-in-law, Thomas

Irwin and Don Trewartha.

Private Family Mass of

Christian Burial: Wednes-

day, January 20, 2021, at

11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of

Grace Catholic Church,


Interment: Rosehill

Memorial Park, Minot,


The service will be

livestreamed for the pub-

lic to view and can be ac-

cessed by going to

YouTube at





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