30-year law enforcement veteran to be buried with full police honors

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – A 30-year law enforcement veteran who died Sunday will be buried this week with full police honors.
Michelle Albertson, a deputy with the Madison County Sheriff’s Department, died Sunday at at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. She was 52.
Visitation for will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 PM EST Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at Mt. Pleasant Christian Church, 3600 Lexington Road in Richmond. Current social distancing guidelines will be observed, according to Combs, Parsons and Collins Funeral Home which is in charge of local arrangements.
A second visitation will be held after 11 a.m. CST, Friday, July 10, 2020 at the Talbott Funeral Home, 1106 N. Cross St., Albany, Kentucky. The funeral will follow at 2 p.m. CST at the funeral home with Bro. Shannon Franklin officiating.
Burial will take place at Cedar Hill Cemetery with full police honors.
According to her obituary, Albertson spent 20 years as an officer with the Frankfort Police Department, serving in law enforcement when few women were officers. She retired as a sergeant.
She then worked 10 years as a deputy with the Madison County Sheriff’s Department.
She was preceded in death by her mother and step-father, Barbara (& Bill) McDonald; her father, Jimmy Albertson; and one brother Kyle Harer.
She is survived by her daughter Aron (& Josh) Aldridge; five grandkids, Tanner, Katie and Maci Aldridge, Chase Allen Sturm and Kale Trent; her nephew, Brandon Gray; one niece Trisha Wagner; one step-sister Lynda (& John) Plummer; and a step-brother Michael McDonald.
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