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Albert Alexander Guilford

June 20, 1934 ~ December 21, 2021 (age 87)

Obituary

Albert Alexander Guilford, 87, of Angola, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at Northern Lakes Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Angola, Indiana. 

Albert was born June 20, 1934, in Angola, Indiana to Francis M. and Olive P. (Warner) Guilford. 

Albert graduated from Angola High School, received his bachelor’s degree at Tri State University in Civil Engineering in Angola, his master’s degree from Michigan State and completed his doctorate thesis at LeHigh University in Pennsylvania.

Albert went back to his Alma mater, Tri-State University and taught Civil Engineering for 47 years. Albert was first initiated in 1957 to Beta Sigma Tau, in 1961 to Pi Lambda Phi, both predecessors to Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) where he was later initiated in 1967.  He advised and befriended the TKE group and its predecessor organizations for 64 years.  

Albert was a member of the Pleasant View Church of Christ in Angola, Indiana.  Also, a member of the Angola Elks Lodge, and a Silver Life Master with the American Bridge League.

Surviving are his nephews Steve (Marcia) Mielke of Kansas City, Missouri and Gary (Jackie) Mielke of Kidder, Missouri; and nieces Alice (Mark) Costanzo of Douglaston, New York; Linda (Robert) Brady of Kansas City, Missouri; and Barbara Ferency of Stuarts Draft, Virginia.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Ruth Libby and Claire Mielke, brother Russel Guilford and three infant sisters.

Funeral Services will be at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at Pleasant View Church of Christ in Angola with Michael Booher, Minister officiating. 

Visitation will be from 10-11 A.M. on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, prior to the service at the church.

Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Auburn, Indiana at 1:30 P.M. on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.

Memorial donations may be made to the Civil Engineering Department at Trine University.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
January 5, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Pleasant View Church of Christ
200 W. Fox Lake Road
Angola, Indiana 46703

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 5, 2022

11:00 AM
Pleasant View Church of Christ
200 W. Fox Lake Road
Angola, Indiana 46703

Donations

Civil Engineering Department at Trine University

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