John Wendell Albrecht, seventy five, and John Darron Albrecht, forty eight, entered Alford pleas in district courtroom in July to theft fees for eradicating a headstone that different relations had positioned on the burial website of Sandra Albrecht, who died July 24, 2016, at age seventy four.
A sexton at Sundown Memorial Cemetery had observed the headstone lacking in April. Regulation enforcement officers recovered the tombstone coated by sticks and logs on a distant portion of the senior Albrecht’s farm north of Montevideo.
Within the civil lawsuit filed they filed in late November, brothers Lane, Cal and Jasen Albrecht and their sister Deb Grussing declare that their father breached a contract with them when he eliminated the headstone with out their consent or information. They declare within the lawsuit that that they had expressed by means of a funeral director their supply to buy and place a headstone on their mom’s grave. The senior Albrecht “exclaimed acceptance, appreciation and thankfulness” to the director for his or her supply to cowl the prices of the burial and prices of a headstone.
They cost that the daddy and son took their private property by hiding the headstone, and interfered with their rights to grieve the lack of their mom.
The lawsuit additionally alleges that the daddy and son had made false statements that harmed the fame of the siblings, and deliberately prompted them emotional stress.
The civil lawsuit asks the courtroom to order the defendants to revive the headstone to the burial website and supply financial damages of over $50,000 to the plaintiffs.