Longtime city employee retires

Longtime city employee retires

carl albracht

Carl Albracht, left, and his wife Gail hold up a collection of photographs that were presented to him at a retirement potluck Aug. 30 at city hall.

A retirement celebration was held for Carl Albracht at Carlinville City Hall Aug. 30.

Albracht spent more than three decades with the city’s water department.

A potluck dinner was prepared, with many city employees and alderman in attendance.

Mayor Deanna Demuzio presented Albracht with a plaque commemorating his time with the city. A large chocolate and vanilla cake with a large water tower on it was served.

Albracht was given several retirement cards and gifts.

Joining Albracht at the celebration were his wife, Gail; son Nathan Albracht and daughter-in-law Ellie Albracht; his daughter Tonya West; and grandson Ashton West.

“We wish you nothing but the best,” Demuzio said.

To see photos of Carl’s retirement celebration, visit our photo gallery.