Albert Henry Nath, 84, of Solon, died Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City. Funeral Mass will be 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon. Full military rites will be conducted by the Solon American Legion Stinocher Post 460. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at Brosh Chapel in Solon, 100 S. Cedar St. Private family inurnment will be in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery.
Albert was born May 2, 1929, in Saratoga, the son of Harry and Ella (Horstman) Nath. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy from Dec. 19, 1947-Jan. 19, 1954. Albert married Lavene Stinson on March 29, 1948, in Cresco. She died on Sept. 22, 1983. He married Donna Higgins on April 25, 1985, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon. Albert was a mechanic for many years and managed the West Liberty Truck Stop for Brooke Enterprises until his retirement in August of 1985. He later worked in property maintenance for an apartment complex in Coralville. Albert enjoyed woodworking, lawn maintenance, dancing, hunting in his early years, and was an avid Hawkeye fan.
Albert is survived by his wife Donna; his children, Shari Hintermeister of North Liberty, Vicki (Don) Anderson of Mesa, Ariz., Tammi (Tim) Hamer of West Branch, and Todd (Jennifer) Nath of Mechanicsville; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; Donna’s children Jerry (Janet) Jackson of Marion, Donald Jackson of Coralville, John (Diane) Jackson of Las Vegas, Nev., Scott Jackson of Iowa City, and Diana (Mark) Hamilton of Solon.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife Lavene; an infant son Albert Jr.; a son-in-law William Hintermeister; and a brother Jack (Nancy) Nath.
A memorial fund has been established in his name.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com .