Alvin Obert Sorflaten

Alvin Obert Sorflaten

Birth
Taopi, Mower County, Minnesota, USA
Death 23 Jan 1971 (aged 73)
Maryland, USA
Burial Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 106319197 · View Source
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Alvin Obert Sorflaten, husband of Mrs. Judith Vance Barton Sorflaten, who resided at 1504 West Seventh St., died early Saturday morning at the Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was born in Mower county, Minn, September 22, 1897, the son of the late John and Minnie Huseby Sorflaten.

Mr. Sorflaten came to Maryland in 1929 and was employed with the State of Maryland. He became Farm Superintendent at the Springfield State Hospital in 1938 and held this position until 1951. He was then Superintendent of "Folly Quarters" farm in Howard County to establish a milk production and processing operation to supply state institutions, and remained there until his retirement in 1962.

He was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church, a member and officer of the Holstein Friesian Association of America and because of his outstanding work with Holstein cattle was installed a life member of the Maryland Dairy Shrine in 1965. During the last two years he was president of the Frederick County Humane Society.

Surviving him besides his wife is one son, David Allen, Finksburg, three brothers, Julius Sorflaten, Brownsdale, Minn. Richard J. Sorflaten, Albert Lea, Minn. and Vernon R. Sorflaten, Irving Tex., one sister, Mrs. Helen Fisher, Chicago, Ill., three grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.





Wife: Judith Vance (1905-1973) Married 5/20/1929



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  • Created by: S Hemingway
  • Added: 7 Mar 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 106319197
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alvin Obert Sorflaten (22 Sep 1897–23 Jan 1971), Find a Grave Memorial no. 106319197, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by S Hemingway (contributor 46900131) .