Albert Conrad Fink
Armour - Albert Conrad Fink, 92, died at his home in Armour on Sunday, August 14, 2022. Funeral service will be Friday, August 19, 2022 at 10:30 AM at Hope Lutheran Church in Delmont with burial following in the church Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, August 18, 2022 from 5 - 7 PM at Koehn Bros. Funeral Home in Armour.
Albert Conrad Fink was born August 7, 1930 to William and Emma (Laib) Fink. He attended the Schroeder Country School through 6th grade and Armour Public School through 8th grade. He began farming with his father in 1945. In February of 1952, he was drafted into the U.S. Army and attended basic training at Ft. Bliss, Texas for 16 weeks. He then attended 8 weeks of leadership school and afterward was stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia. He was honorably discharged in 1954 and returned home to the family farm. On November 11, 1963 he married Ruth Schroeder. To this union, 5 sons and 1 daughter were born. Albert was an active member of Hope Lutheran Church where he sang in the choir for 57 years and Lutheran Brotherhood of Delmont, SD, was a lifetime member (67 years) of Legion Post 249 of Delmont, and served as Township treasurer for 28 years. He was an active sports enthusiast and did not miss sporting events or school functions of his children and grandchildren. But most of all he was proud to be a Christian and to be a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Happy to have shared his life are his 6 children, Dean (Lisa) Fink of Armour, SD, Albert Jr. (Penny) Fink of Omaha, NE, Charles (Michelle) Fink of Marion, SD, Rosanne (Gerry) Goldammer of Sioux Falls, SD, Brad Fink of Peoria, IL, and Duane (Danelle) Fink of Ramona, SD, faithful friend, Lori Bueber of Delmont, SD, brother, Arlington (Deborah) Fink of Ames, IA, sister-in-law, Delores Fink of Bismark, ND, brothers-in-law, Don Schroeder and Bob (Ruby) Schroeder, and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth, daughter-in-law, Sheila Fink, brother, William Fink, sister, Margaret Mueller and husband, Herb, and sister-in-law, Judy Schroeder.