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William Henry Alfers, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 15, 1898
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 15, 1950
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

Parents: Herman J. Alfers and Catherine "Katie" Hoffmann.

Husband of Alice L. Bartlett.

Kentucky Death Records Certificate # 12293; name of deceased, William Henry Alfers; date of death, 6/15/1950; place of death, Louisville General Hospital, Louisville, Jefferson Co., Ky.; usual residence, 1120 Logan St., Louisville, Jefferson Co., Ky.; male; white; married; usual occupation: policeman @ Lou. Police Dept.; age: 51; date of birth, 12/15/1898; birthplace, Louisville, Ky.; father's name, Herman Alfers; mother's maiden name, Catherine Hoffmann; informant, Mrs. Alice B. Alfers. Disease or condition directly leading to death: Lobar pneumonia ; Autopsy? Yes. Buried, June 17, 1950, in St. Michael Cemetery, Louisville, Ky.

The Courier-Journal, Friday, 6/16/1950.
SGT. WILLIAM H. ALFERS, 51, switchboard operator for the Louisville Police Department for eight years, died at 10 a.m. yesterday at General Hospital. Alfers, who lived at 1120 Logan, had been ill for several weeks. Prior to 1942, he had been a sergeant in the Park Police Division for seven years. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Alice Alfers; a daughter, Miss Bernice Ann Alfers; two sons, William Alfers, Jr., and Herman Alfers; his mother, Mrs. Catherine H. Alfers; and a sister, Mrs. Paul Seadler. Funeral will be at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow at Russman's Chapel and at 9 a.m. at St. Vincent dePaul Church. Burial will be in St. Michael Cemetery.

The Courier-Journal, Friday, 6/16/1950.
ALFERS, POLICE SGT. WILLIAM H. passed on in his 51st year, Thursday, June 15, 1950, at 8:10 a.m. Family residence, 1120 Logan St. Beloved husband of Mrs. Alice L. Alfers (nee Bartlett); devoted father of William H. Alfers, Jr., Herman J. Alfers and Bernice Ann Alfers; loving brother of Mrs. Paul Seadler; dear son of Mrs. Catherine Hoffman Alfers. Sgt. Alfers is at the Godfrey F. Russman Funeral Home, 1041 Goss Ave. Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 8:30 o'clock in the Russman Chapel and 9 o'clock at St. Vincent dePaul Church. Interment in St. Michael's Cemetery. Members of the St. John's Sick Benevolent Society are kindly requested to assemble in the funeral home, Friday at 8 p.m. to recite the Rosary.
(abstracted by Dolores Bohn) 
Family links: 
  Herman J. Alfers (1865 - 1904)
  Catherine Hoffmann Alfers (1870 - 1964)
  Alice L. Bartlett Alfers (1909 - 1988)
  Lorena Catherine Alfers Seadler (1897 - 1995)*
  William Henry Alfers (1898 - 1950)
  Elizabeth Alfers (1901 - 1924)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Michael Cemetery
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Maintained by: Dolores & Danny Bohn
Originally Created by: Francie Ede
Record added: Mar 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49490248
William Henry Alfers, Sr
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He served with the Louisville Police Department at various times from 1934-1950. He was assigned to the Parks Division where he was a sergeant and also worked the police desk for several years.
- Gary Powell
 Added: May. 17, 2016

- Dolores & Danny Bohn
 Added: Apr. 5, 2015

- Sarah Quinn
 Added: May. 25, 2010

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