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William George Aberle, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 9, 1887
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: May 10, 1946
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA


William Aberle, Sr. 60, operator of a boat livery on Lake Wingra, died early today at a Madison hospital. He formerly was a bricklayer in Madison.

Survivors are his wife: three daughters, Mrs. Evelyn (Otho) Rounds, and Mrs. Nata Bambrough, Madison and Mrs. Mildred (Orvil) Braley, Chicago, and a son, William Jr., Madison.

Services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Monday at the Fitch-Lawrence funeral home with the Ref. A. D. Willett, pastor of the Trousdale Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hill.

Wisconsin State Journal, May 10, 1946, Friday

- Does not mention 4th daughter, Mrs. Loretta (Kenneth) Zink


- 1900 (age 13) Auburn Town, Fond du Lac, WI, USA
- 1920 (age 33) Meadowbrook, Sawyer, WI, USA
- 1930 (age 43) Madison, Dane, WI, USA


Boat Livery Transfer OK'd

In other actions of the board:

ONE. Approved transfer of the William Aberle boat livery concession in Wingra playground, boardering on Lake Wingra, to H. W. Stockton, 865 Terry Pl., teacher at Franklin School.

A letter from Stockton said he has purchased the Aberle boats and equipment to provide summer employment for himself and his son.

Wisconsin State Journal - April 4, 1950


Deeded to the city in 1938, the livery has gone through five different operators.

IT HAS changed from a live-in facility under WILLIAM ABERLE in 1936 to a rental and concession stand under the Dewey Fuller family, which has operated it since 1962.

From an article on the Wingra Boat House....
Wisconsin State Journal - August 16, 1970

Family links: 
  Johs Aberle (1861 - 1919)
  Mary Ann Poth Aberle (1865 - 1943)
  Lois VanEtten Aberle (1883 - 1975)*
  William George Aberle (1906 - 1997)*
  Evelyn Aberle Rounds (1908 - 1975)*
  Mildred Aberle Braley (1912 - 1973)*
  Anata Lois Aberle Bambrough (1915 - 1960)*
  Loretta Marian Aberle Zink (1922 - 2009)*
  Mary Aberle Osborne (1886 - 1961)*
  William George Aberle (1887 - 1946)
  Maximillian Aberle (1888 - 1958)*
  Wilhelmina A Aberle Dunigan (1891 - 1953)*
  Katherine Aberle Hammond (1893 - 1941)*
  Frank J Aberle (1896 - 1941)*
  Nellie Eleanore Aberle Wilhelm (1898 - 1975)*
  Charles A Aberle (1901 - 1954)*
  Leo J Aberle (1903 - 1970)*
  Helen Aberle Wrend (1904 - 1973)*
  Albert Aberle (1908 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Hill Cemetery
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA
Created by: northernpeach
Record added: Feb 13, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84933426
William George Aberle, Sr
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In loving memory of my Grandfather. Georgia
- northernpeach
 Added: Jan. 15, 2013
Thank you for serving.
- northernpeach
 Added: Dec. 4, 2012

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