Albert Jacob “Bert” Lehmann, III

September 10, 1951 - September 10, 2021
Albert Jacob “Bert” Lehmann, III

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Albert Jacob “Bert” Lehmann, III., 70, died unexpectedly on September 10, 2021.

Bert was born on September 10, 1951 to the late Albert Jacob Lehmann, Jr. and Edith (Marhoefer) Lehmann in Albany, New York.

Bert was the fourth generation to own and operate Lehmann’s Garage, an auto repair facility located in Selkirk, New York. He was an ASE Certified Master Auto Technician who served the community for over 50 years. Lehmann’s Garage continues to be family run and is celebrating 100 years in business. Bert was a lifelong resident of Selkirk, New York until happily retiring to North Carolina with his wife, Linda. He enjoyed camping, motorcycles, watching NASCAR events, tinkering on projects and spending time with those closest to him. Bert was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and a great friend.

Bert is survived by Linda (Weddell) Lehmann, his loving wife of 44 years whom he married on April 30, 1977, his two loving sons and their wives, Jacob A. Lehmann (April) and Harrison D. Lehmann (Erica), his three grandchildren, Jodie Hazel, Albert Jacob “AJ” and Ella Josephine, all of whom he adored. Bert is also survived by his sister and her husband, Elsie Wilsey (Elmer) and his many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, October 15, 2021 at Henry Hudson Park in Selkirk, New York. The service will begin at 11:00 AM. The family invites you to join them for lunch afterwards.

Donations may be made in memory of Albert J. Lehmann, III. to Duke University – Duke Health Development & Alumni Affairs, Attn: Duke Heart Center, 300 W. Morgan Street, Suite 1200, Durham, NC 27701 or to Duke Health – Duke Heart Center.

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  • October 06, 2021
    Curtis says:
    Burt was my friend and Niehbor. Burt would be first to help when needed. Was one of kind guy, so mechanical. My heart goes out to his family. Gone but not forgotten.

  • October 06, 2021
    Mark and Sue Crounse says:
    Our sincere condolences to Bert's family. He will remembered as a truly great friend.

  • October 06, 2021
    Frances Deabenderfer says:
    Our thoughts & prayers are with you Linda & your family. Please accept our sincere condolences. The Deabenderfer's

  • October 06, 2021
    Gerry Mancino says:
    I have wonderful memories of Bert.. hiking, kayaking, social events and his often presence to support Linda and me at our many running events. A great man who will be missed by many. Loving thoughts to Linda and family. Gerry Mancino

  • October 06, 2021
    Tony Schwartz says:
    Bert, was a good man and a great neighbor, he was the ultimate family man and great auto technician, I enjoyed our conversations standing on Whitehead st. He left us way too soon, Bert will be missed by all he has touched , my he Rest In Peace