Nesbitt Memorial Library

In Memory of Dorothy Albrecht, Volunteer Cemetery Researcher


Dorothy Mae Wallace Albrecht was a dedicated volunteer and patron, serving several years on the library board as an officer. She researched and recorded known burials in Colorado County for the TXGenWeb site.  She introduced Library Director Bill Stein to the cemetery tour in La Grange, and helped him set up Columbus' first Live Oaks and Dead Folks Cemetery Tour in 2004. The Dorothy Albrecht Medal is given to five-year cemetery tour participants. Dorothy died at the age of 79 on January 31, 2009.