HICKSVILLE -- Albert L. Lynde, 87, Hicksville, died Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at Hickory Creek of Hicksville.
Albert was born in Allen County, Indiana, the son of the late Albert L. and Rilla (Brown) Lynde. Albert was raised by his uncle and aunt, the late Clede and Clara Kyle. He was a 1943 graduate of Hicksville High School and served in the United States Navy from 1943-46 during World War II. Albert was united in marriage to Kathryn Walters on June 23, 1946.
Albert and Kathryn lived in Fairview Park, Ohio, for most of their adult life. Albert was employed by Halle's Department Store as a buyer and assistant manager. He was past commander of the Fairview Park American Legion, was active in the Fairview Park Athletic Club and the park council and was a committeeman for the Republican party precinct. He was an active member of the church council. After retirement, Albert and Kathryn moved back to Hicksville in 1990. Albert became an active member of St. John Lutheran Church, Hicksville.
Albert is survived by his wife, Kathryn; and nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his sisters.
The funeral service for Albert will be Thursday at 2 p.m. with visitation two hours prior to the service at Smith & Brown Funeral Home, Hicksville. Burial will be in Lost Creek Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be shared at www.smithbrownfuneralhome.com.