Alfred A. Biederwolf

Alfred A. Biederwolf

Alfred A. Biederwolf, age 92, of Sheboygan, died on Thursday, June 19, 2014 at the Sheboygan Senior Community. He was born in Belgium, WI on July 21, 1921 the son of the late Jacob and Katherine Peiffer Biederwolf.

He attended St. Peter Claver Grade School and graduated from Sheboygan Central High School in 1939. Alfred was a U.S. Army Veteran, he served his country during World War II from September of 1942 to October of 1945 in the 634th Tank Destroyer Battalion. He received a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and a Good Conduct Medal.

He was employed at the Garton Toy Company prior to and after his service in the military and then at American Can Company from 1950 until his retirement in 1983. Alfred was a current member of St. Peter Claver Catholic Church and he enjoyed jigsaw puzzles and playing cards.

Survivors include his sister-in-law, Marion Biederwolf, of Menominee Falls, WI; twenty-two nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, Irene (Walter) Schuette, Hildegard (Raliegh) Sherman and Evelyn Biederwolf; five brothers, Eugene (Lucy), George (Virginia, Margaret, Marion), Edwin (Della), Clarence and Elmer Biederwolf; three nieces and two nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 12:00 P.M. at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, 1444 S. 11th St., Sheboygan with Fr. Paul Fliss, officiating. Family and friends may call at the church on Tuesday morning from 10:00 A.M. until the time of Mass at 12:00 P.M. Burial will take place at Holy Cross Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established in his name. A heartfelt thank you is extended to the staff at Sheboygan Senior Community and Davita Dialysis for compassion and care that was given to him.

The Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at


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Published in Sheboygan Press on June 22, 2014