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Vicki Gulbrandson, 1947-2017

A memorial service for Vicki Gulbrandson will be at 10 a.m. Friday at East Freeborn Lutheran Church, 23758 785th Ave. in Albert Lea. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will take place at East Freeborn Cemetery.

Vicki Lynn (Krejci) Gulbrandson, 69, of Albert Lea died of cancer Monday, Feb. 6, 2017, at her home.

Vicki Gulbrandson

Vicki Gulbrandson

Vicki was born on April 25, 1947, to Victor and Elvera (Linse) Krejci. She was baptized and confirmed at First Lutheran Church in Blooming Prairie. Vicki attended and graduated from Blooming Prairie High School and Mankato State University.

She was united in marriage to Gregory Gulbrandson on Jan. 11, 1979. The couple was married for 38 years. Their son, Daniel Gregory Gulbrandson, was born June 13, 1984. Danny was Vicki’s pride and joy. He died July 16, 2010.

Vicki was a member of East Freeborn Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and spending time with her family. Above all, Vicki was a devoted wife and mother.

Vicki was preceded in death by her son, Daniel; parents Victor and Elvera Krejci; and three brothers, Steven, Brian and Paul Krejci. She was also preceded in death by her father- and mother-in-law Howard and Alice Gulbrandson.

She is survived by her husband, Greg; three sisters, Brenda (Frank) Fell of Meriden, Karen (Mark) Thoen of Blooming Prairie and Nancy Krejci of Rochester; one brother, James (Diane) Krejci, of Blooming Prairie; brother- and sister-in-laws Gary (Shelly) Gulbrandson, Jim (Mary) Gulbrandson and John (Denise) Gulbrandson, all of Albert Lea; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.