THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Albert J. Barrett
Albert "Allie" Joseph Barrett, 71, passed away in Florida on Tuesday, June 25 after complications of open heart surgery.
Born April 30, 1942 in Green Bay to the late Albert and Lorraine Barrett, he moved in 1945 with his family to Little Suamico, where his mother and father bought Geano Beach Resort.
He graduated from Oconto Falls High School in 1960 and then entered the United States Navy. While in the Navy he graduated from Colombia College with a BA in Business Administration. During his career in the Navy, he was stationed around the United States: Green Bay, Appleton, New York and finally resided in Florida as a recruiter. He retired from the Navy at age 37. He continued to work remodeling and selling homes, owning a painting business and owning a tavern. The true love of his life was Al's Foods, where he excelled in creating, Scovie award winning, Al's Jalapenos and Jeano's Garlic in Canola oil.
He is survived by two children, Tony Barrett and and Tammy Cate; two grandchildren; a sister, Marilyn Bramschreiber (Sonny); a brother, Jim Barrett (Patti); a brother-in-law, Jim Kellam (Jeanette) and nieces and nephews.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Kellam.
Further notice of his memorial will be announced at a later date.