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Alfred A Abplanalp
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Birth: Apr. 11, 1919
Iowa County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Mar. 31, 1973
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA


Alfred Abplanalp, 53, Cheesemaker Dies

MIDDLETON - Alfred Abplanalp, 53, of 6509 Elmwood Ave., died Saturday (Mar. 31, 1973) in a hospital after a long illness.

Born in Arena, Mr. Abplanalp was a veteran of World War II. He was employed as a cheesemaker for 20 years in Middleton and later operated the Barber Cheese Factory near Mt. Horeb. Mr. Abplanalp was a Middleton resident for the past 10 years. He married Helen Martinson in 1942.

He was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Masons, and Verona American Legion Post 385.

Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Mrs. Norman B1ucher, 5614 Old Middleton Rd., Madison; a son, Charles, at home; his mother, Mrs. Freida Abplanalp, Arena; two sisters, Mrs. Harold Blumke, Verona; and Mrs. Jack Erb, Juda; and our brothers, Alex, 5121 Spaanem Ave., Madison; Walter and Adolph, Arena; and Harold, Mt. Horeb.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the church. Friends may call after 3 p.m. today at the Gruber Funeral Home.

Wisconsin State Journal - April 1, 1973


CHILDREN (Also see links under FAMILY LINKS below):

- Charles (Chuck) A Abplanalp
BIRTH: 16 Nov 1948, St. Mary's Hospital, Madison, Dane, WI, USA


NOTE: After leaving the Army, Alfred attended the Dairy Short Course in Cheesemaking at the University of Wis in Madison. In 1946 he bought the Barber Cheese Factory and made cheese there until he sold that factory and purchased the West Middleton Cheese Factory in 1951. He made cheese there until 1972.

Per Charles Abplanalp


U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946

Enlistment Date: 26 Mar 1942
Enlistment State: Wisconsin
Enlistment City: Madison
Grade: Private


Cheese Champion Repeats; Brooklyn Buttermaker Winds

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Ronald Johnson of Mt. Sterling has taken the top prize for the second year in a row at the Wisconsin State Fair with his cheddar cheese entry by scoring 96.66 points out of a possible 100.

The fair opens it official nine day run Saturday.

Other sweepstakes winners included:

(Among listings)
Rindless Swiss block - Alfred Abplanalp, Verona, 96.50.

Janesville Daily Gazette - August 14, 1957


Son Born to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Abplanalp, Barneveld, Nov. 16.

Wisconsin State Journal - November 16, 1948

Family links: 
  Andrew Abplanalp (1883 - 1933)
  Frieda Zurbruegg Abplanalp (1887 - 1977)
  Helen Martinson Abplanalp (1921 - ____)
  Nancy L. Abplanalp Arneson (1951 - 2013)*
  Rose F Abplanalp Anderegg (1907 - 1971)*
  Ida Helena Abplanalp (1909 - 1910)*
  Adolph A Abplanalp (1912 - 1976)*
  Hulda Clara Abplanalp Erb (1913 - 1978)*
  Walter O Abplanalp (1914 - 1987)*
  Olga E Abplanalp Blumke (1916 - 2011)*
  Alexander Arnold Abplanalp (1917 - 1993)*
  Alfred A Abplanalp (1919 - 1973)
  Harold W. Abplanalp (1922 - 2000)*
*Calculated relationship
Sunset Memory Gardens
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 43.06129, -89.50894
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Record added: May 04, 2013
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Veteran of World War II. After VJ day Alfred was mustered out of the Army. Thank you for serving.
- northernpeach 🕯 🌹 🕯
 Added: Mar. 28, 2015

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