Born Friday, November 25, 1938
Died Sunday, July 26, 2020
Albert Carl Lorenz, Jr. of Muskogee, OK, passed away on July 26, 2020.
A.C., as his friends and family knew him, was born on November 25, 1938 to Albert Sr. and
Anna Lorenz in Wellston, OK. After graduating from Wellston High School in 1957, he attended
Central State College in Edmond, received a masters degree in education and began teaching
in Edmond and Oklahoma City. He sold cars during the summer months and ultimately made a
40 year career in the automobile industry as a salesman and manager, exclusively at Ford
In 1955, A.C. met the love of his life, Garlene Bacon. They wed in 1959, going on to have 3
children, Chris, Ronnie, and Lisa.
After retiring as General Manager of James Hodge Ford in Muskogee, in 2009, A.C. spent his
time tending to many animals on his beloved acreage in West Muskogee, loved Country
Western and Bluegrass music and enjoyed attending festivals of all kinds. He showed
unconditional love for his family, and his grandchildren were his pride and joy.
A.C. is survived by his wife of 61 years Garlene; his sister Linda Fruendt and her husband
Ralph; his three children, Chris Lorenz, Ronnie Lorenz and his wife Angela, and Lisa
Lorenz-Potts and her husband Robert; and his 4 grandchildren, Trey, Bethany, Joshua and
Services are not planned at this time and will be scheduled at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to First Lutheran Church of Muskogee.
Cremation services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home, 1830 N. York Street, Muskogee, OK. Condolences may be made to the family online at www.cornerstoneofmuskogee.com.