|Birth: ||Nov. 4, 1922|
|Death: ||Jun. 27, 2012|
MOUNT HOREB - Rachel M. Abplanalp, age 89, of Mount Horeb, passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Rachel was born in Arena, on Nov. 4, 1922, to Harry and Alvina Walter. She went on to earn her teaching degree from UW-Platteville and taught at the Mount Horeb Public Schools from 1962 until she retired. Rachel was married to Harold "Skip" Abplanalp on Nov. 3, 1947; they were married 47 years, until Skip passed away in 2000. Rachel loved sports and playing cards. She would travel once in a while to take in a great play or scenery. She enjoyed quilting and has made some remarkable memories for her family.
Rachel is survived by her two children, Sandy (Steve) and Bruce (Kristi). She has five grandchildren, Tyler (Kristi), Braden, Samantha, Courtney (Josh), Cole (Stephanie); and three great-grandchildren who will miss their Grandma very much. She had many friends and acquaintances who will also be touched by her absence.
To honor our mother's wishes Rachel will be cremated and a private funeral service will be held. An informal celebration of Rachel's life will be held on Friday, June 29, 2012, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 315 E. Main Street, Mount Horeb. Come join Rachel's family to celebrate the life of a remarkable woman, wife, mother and grandma. In lieu of flowers please make memorials to Meriter Foundation; ICU, Palliative Care or Agrace HospiceCare.
A special thank you to all the doctors and nurses at Meriter ICU, Palliative Care and Agrace HospiceCare.
Harry A Walter (1895 - 1984)
Alvina Clara Dahl Walter (1901 - 1993)
Harold W. Abplanalp (1922 - 2000)
Created by: northernpeach
Record added: Jun 28, 2012
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