Funeral services will be held graveside in the spring in Persilla Watts Cemetery in Rugby for Alberta Francis Acord, 77, who died Saturday, March 15, 2014 at the Heart of America Care Center in Rugby.
Alberta was born March 30, 1936 on a small farm near Bloomfield, Mo., a daughter of Oscar & Anetha Ann (Brant) Acord. She was raised on a small ranch in the Missouri Ozarks by her mother and brother, Ray. She moved to Glenrock, Wyo. to work and raise her family. She worked as a telephone operator for 25 years. After retiring from AT&T, she worked part-time at the post office in Colorado Springs, Colo. She later moved to Rugby to live with her son, Jon, and his wife, Ann.
She is survived by a daughter, Ginger Ludtke, Casper, Wyo.; a son, Jon Acord, Rugby; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her brother and parents.
Arrangements by Anderson Funeral Home of Rugby. Online registry: www.funeralsbyanderson.com.
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