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 Albert B “Ollie” Adelman

Albert B “Ollie” Adelman

Birth
USA
Death 13 Jan 2012 (aged 96)
Wisconsin, USA
Burial Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 83836173 · View Source
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Adelman, Albert B. Albert "Ollie" Adelman died January 13, 2012, at the age of 96. Beloved husband of the late Edith Adelman. Dear father of Lynn (Betty) Adelman, Gary (Linda) Adelman and Craig Adelman. Loving grandfather of Tamara, Jonathan and Ray. Adoring great-grandfather of eight. Cherished brother of Lucille Feenberg and brother-in-law of Jean (Bob) Solomon. Special thanks to his caregivers Rochester Wilson, Kathleen Fortune, Sandra San Felippo, Roger Neal and Sue Smith from Horizon Hospice Services. Ollie won fifteen varsity letters at Shorewood High School. He then attended Northwestern University where he earned All-American honors as a halfback on the football team. Ollie scored three touchdowns against Wisconsin in 1936. He also was the Big Ten divisional tennis champion and won awards as a scholar/athlete. His father Benjamin founded Adelman Laundry and Cleaners in Milwaukee where Ollie served as President for many years. In his later years he worked with his son Craig at Adelman Travel Group. Ollie was very active in the Jewish community serving as Wisconsin Chairman of State of Israel Bonds, National Chairman of the United Jewish Appeal, and President of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation. He was also one of the twelve original American members of the Board of Governors of the Global Jewish Agency in Israel. Ollie was devoted to his wife Edie, his children and grandchildren. Services to be held 1 PM Sunday, January 15, 2012, at Congregation Sinai, 8223 N. Port Washington Rd. Burial at Greenwood Cemetery, 2615 W. Cleveland Avenue, Milwaukee. Memorials to a charity of your choice


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  • Created by: Arturo Lara
  • Added: 22 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83836173
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert B “Ollie” Adelman (5 Sep 1915–13 Jan 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83836173, citing Greenwood Cemetery, Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Arturo Lara (contributor 47593577) .