Albert Badertscher Jr., age 85, passed away on July 30, 2021, at the Monroe Clinic Hospital.

Albert was born on March 7, 1936, in Brodhead, Wisconsin, the son of Albert Sr. and Frances (Green) Badertscher.  Albert married Janice Olson on April 14, 1962, at the Orfordville Lutheran Church.

Albert worked at age 16 at Freeman Shoe and later served his country in the U.S. Army from 1959 to 1961.  After the service he worked for GM for six years and worked on the family farm for 17 years. After his retirement from farming, he continued to work for 16 years at Swiss Colony. Albert enjoyed deer and elk hunting, working on his lawnmowers, tending to his garden and working on cars, especially his 1958 Chevy.

Albert is survived by his wife, Janice; three children, Tony (Kelly) Badertscher, Teri Deremo and Randy “Pud” Badertscher; four grandchildren, Samantha (Brandon) Dienberg, Stephanie (Bill) Baker, Amanda Deremo (Nate Behrend) and Justin Badertscher (Kylie Leitzen); two step grandchildren, Joshua (Erynn) Hartman and Nathan (Mylissa) Hartman); nine great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Albert was preceded in death by his parents; five siblings, Werner (Lois) Badertscher, Leila (Alvin) Schwartzlow, Charlene (John) Schwartzlow, Allard (Alice) Badertscher and Dolores (Alvin) Friedrich; and one granddaughter, Vanessa Badertscher.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to the family in Albert’s name.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday, Aug. 7, at the DL Newcomer Funeral Home in Brodhead.  A visitation will also be held at the funeral home from 10 a.m. to noon.  Burial will conclude at the Greenwood Cemetery in Brodhead.

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