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Alfred J. Federmeyer
1920 - 2013
Alfred J. Federmeyer, 92, of Kenosha, passed away on Monday, April 1, 2013, at St. Joseph Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Born on June 7, 1920, in Kenosha, he was the son of the late Jacob and Marie (Heinz) Federmeyer.
From 1942 until his honorable discharge in 1945, Alfred served in the U.S. Army Air Corps 320th Bombardment Group, 444th Bombardment Squadron as a Corpsman and B-26 Marauder Gunner Corporal grade. He proudly received the European African and Middle Eastern Theatre medals and multiple service bars.
On June 21, 1947, in St. Louis Catholic Church, Caledonia, he was united in marriage to Alice Hoffman. She preceded him in death on Aug. 6, 1979. On July 15, 1983 at St. Mary Catholic Church, he was united in marriage to Anne (Wyderka) Hewitt. She preceded him in death on Feb. 5, 2006.
Al was employed as a skilled and trusted residential, commercial and industrial Master Brick Mason, Stone Cutter and Cement Mason. A member of Int. Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local #4, he worked with various contractors throughout SE Wisconsin and NE Illinois.
He was a founding family member of St. Mary Catholic Church, lifetime member of the V.F.W. Junker-Ball Post #1865, 320th Bombardment Group Reunion Association, and a Boy Scout Leader of Troop #542. Al was a former member of the Kenosha Moose Lodge #286, Danish Brotherhood Lodge #14, and the Kenosha Senior Golf League where he played on the Finneys Dozen, Flints Inn and DeRangos teams.
Alfred had many hobbies including bowling, playing bridge, pinochle, traveling, camping, listening to music and dancing. He collected HO scale model trains and was an avid Brewers and Packers fan.
He is survived by his daughter, MaryAlice (Gregg) Guttormsen of Kenosha; his son, David Federmeyer of Kenosha; his four grandchildren, Lindsay and Jacob Federmeyer and Lauren and Kristina Guttormsen; his three step-children, Judy (Ted) Ludwig of Delafield, Wis., Jayne (David) Baldwin of Irvine, Calif., and Bill Hewitt of Mesa, Ariz; and his two sisters, Dorothy Tredup and Patricia (James) Moldenauer. He is further survived by many step-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wives, he was preceded in death by a brother, Clarence Federmeyer.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 5, 2013. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 7300 39th Avenue. Interment with full military honors will follow in St. George Cemetery. A visitation for Al will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2013, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home and on Friday, from 10 a.m. until the time of the Mass at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial remembrances to St. Mary Church Renovation Fund or the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight, P.O. Box 636, Port Washington, WI 53074 would be appreciated.
Heartfelt thanks and blessings are wished to Dr. Dragos Nanul, Kathy, Linda, Selena and staff; Dr. Farah Salahuddin and staff; Dr. Catherine Abbo, Christy and staff for their many years of kind, quality, compassionate and respectful care of Alfred. Many thanks and blessings are also wished for all the wonderful caregivers of Canterbury Home and St. Josephs Home.
Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home & Cremation Services
3720 39th Avenue
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144
Online Condolences at www.piasecki-althaus.com
Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home
3720 39th Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53144
Published online at KenoshaNews.com on Apr. 3, 2013