In Memoriam : Wanda Alberts

Wanda Alberts Wanda Estelle Alberts - age: 80
(March 28, 1932 to May 17, 2012 )
Resident of Houston - Alvin, Texas

Visitation Information:
A visitation will be held from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
on Tuesday, May 22, 2012
at the Jeter Memorial Funeral Home Chapel,
311 N. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood, Texas 77546.

The memorial service will be conducted at 10:00. A.M.
on Wednesday, May 23, 2012
at the First United Methodist Church of Alvin,
611 W. South Street in Alvin, Texas 77511
(http://alvinmethodist.org/) with Scot Bryant officiating.

Obituary:
Wanda Estelle Alberts, 80,

of Alvin, Texas passed away
on May 17, 2012,
in Friendswood, Texas.

She was born on March 28, 1932
in Bay City, Texas
to James R. Abshier and Lois E. (Lee) Abshier.

She married Arnold Fred Alberts
on August 14, 1954, in New Gulf, Texas.
They resided in Alvin for 43 years.

She graduated summa cum laude from
Baylor University in Waco, Texas,
with a Bachelor's of Arts degree from
the College of Arts and Sciences in May 1953.
She served as medical technology intern
from July 1953 to July 1954 at
Baylor University Hospital in Dallas, Texas.

She was a homemaker until 1971,
when she started working for
Galveston County Memorial Hospital
(now Mainland Center) in Texas City, Texas.
She worked at the hospital for 21 years first
as a Lab Technician and later promoted to Lab Technologist.

As a homemaker she was involved in her sons' activities,
and enjoyed cooking, gardening, refurbishing furniture and lamps,
and crafts such as crocheting, shadow boxing, and ornament making.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Alvin,
the United Methodist Women's Group, Friendship Class,
and served as a Sunday school teacher and aide.
She was a long-time member of the Alvin Garden Club.

In July 2005, Wanda entered what is now Emeritus Senior Living Center
in Friendswood, Texas, where she became a resident along
with her husband for many years.

She died peacefully on May 17, 2012, at Emeritus.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband,
and brother, James Robert ("George") Abshier.

She is survived by her son, Gary Alberts and his wife Mary K.,
and their children, Jennifer and James of Friendswood, Texas;
and son, Kenneth Alberts, and his wife Lindy of Chicago, Illinois,
and his sons, Ian, Sean, Ryan, Ian's wife, Angie,
and granddaughter, Bailey Nicole;
her brother George's children, Mike, Steve, Diane
and their spouses; her brother, Jon ("Bunt")
and his wife Vivian ("Tut") of Wadsworth, Texas,
and their children, Kim, David, Chuck, Beth and Mitchell,
and their spouses; her sister, Karen ("Toodles")
and her husband Julian Williams of Conroe, Texas,
and their children, Brad and Rod and their wives.

A visitation will be held from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.
on Tuesday, May 22, 2012
at the Jeter Memorial Funeral Home Chapel,
311 N. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood, Texas 77546.

The memorial service will be conducted at 10:00. A.M.
on Wednesday, May 23, 2012
at the First United Methodist Church of Alvin,
611 W. South Street in Alvin, Texas 77511
(http://alvinmethodist.org/) with Scot Bryant officiating.

In lieu of usual remembrances,
it is the family's wish that donations be made in her memory
to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America
at http://www.alzfdn.org/,
the First United Methodist Church of Alvin at http://alvinmethodist.org/,
or the Burzynski Clinic at http://global.bpweb.bp.com/.

Condolences may be sent to the Alberts family in care of Jeter Memorial Funeral Home at www.jeterfuneralhome.com.