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Rufus William "Bill" McAlister
Birth: Mar. 11, 1908
Pleasant Grove
Olmsted County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 2004
Mower County
Minnesota, USA


R.W. "Bill" McAlister, 96, of Austin died Tuesday March 23, 2004 at the Sacred Heart Health Care Center where he was a resident.
He was born March 11, 1908 in Chatfield, to Charles and Nellie (Brown) McAlister. On March 10, 1931 he married
Anna Josephine Smothers in Austin. Bill retired from the Hormel Company after 40 years of service. He was a member of the Eagles and American Legion. He enjoyed fishing, dancing, hunting, camping, golfing, and bowling. He loved music.
Survivors include sons Robert (Shirley) McAlister, Grand Marais; Lynn (Linda) McAlister, St. Louis, MO; 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; brother Guy (Mary) McAlister, Austin.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jo; son Herb; and granddaughter Kim.
Visitation: 4-8 p.m. Friday March 26, 2004 at the funeral home and Saturday at the church one hour before the service. Service: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Christ with Paul McAlister officiating. Interment: Grandview Cemetery Funeral Home: Mayer Funeral Home, Austin

[Austin Daily Herald- March 25, 2004]
Family links: 
  Charles Murwin McAlister (1880 - 1962)
  Mary Eleanor Brown McAlister (1879 - 1952)
  Anna Josephine Smothers McAlister (1912 - 1979)*
  Herbert Charles McAlister (1931 - 1977)*
  Charles Harold McAlister (1905 - 1985)*
  Rufus William McAlister (1908 - 2004)
  Arthur Walter McAlister (1910 - 1987)*
  Neva Margaret McAlister Stevens (1912 - 1981)*
  Guy Edwin McAlister (1914 - 2007)*
  Eleanor Emily McAlister Erickson (1916 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
Grandview Cemetery
Mower County
Minnesota, USA
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Record added: May 01, 2005
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