HARVEY DALE ALFORD
1920 WI – 1999 WI
Co., WI—_____ March 1999
Harvey D. Alford, 78, passed away in St. Mary’s Medical Center on Tuesday,
March 9, 1999.
was born in Necedah [Juneau Co.] on September 10, 1920, to Margaret (nee:
Langendorf) and Charles B. Alford. At a very early age, he moved to Racine with
his family and resided here most of his life. On July 4, 1942, he was united in
a very long and loving marriage to the former Betty Ann Barrett.
World War II, he served with the Sixth Army from 1942 through 1945 in areas
from New Guinea to the liberation of the Philippines. Upon his return from
service, he worked short periods of time for Walker Manufacturing and
Ostergaard Bakery before joining the Racine Fire Department in 1948. There, he
served for more than 30 years and retired in 1975 as an Assistant Chief to
Chief Bucky Anderson.
was a member of Olympia Brown Unitarian Universalist Church, a life member of
the V.F.W. Post 1391, the Retired Fire Fighters Association, the Racine
Heritage Museum, and several family genealogy associations.
are his wife, Betty; their daughters, Lynn and her husband, Thomas F. Schmidt
and Laurie Alford; grandchildren, Megan and Benjamin Schmidt, all of Madison;
his sister, Dorothy Kopecky of Racine; sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces,
and nephews. Mr. Alford was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother,
will take place in West Lawn Memorial Park. Everyone is invited to meet with
the family from 4 p.m. until the time of the services. The family has suggested
that memorials be made to your favorite charity.
Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home, 1910 Taylor
from West Lawn Memorial Park, Mount Pleasant, Racine Co., WI—www.findagrave.com
granted by the photographers, P & S Christol
NOTES: SSDI records confirm the birth and death dates of Harvey D.
Alford (SS# issued in WI), last residence Racine, Racine Co., WI.
We included the obituaries of his parents,
Charles Bryant Alford and Margaret Langendorf Alford; his brother Gordon K.
Alford; his grandparents Bert Clark Alford and Emma Blanche Smith Alford; and
his uncle Harry R. Alford in Wisconsin Obituaries.
For more information about this family, see
AAFA’s published genealogy, Known
Descendants of Benedict Alford and Joan Newton.
His lineage: Harvey Dale 1920 WI1,
Charles Bryant 1897 IL2, Bert Clark 1868 IL3, Russell
1850 IL4, Clark Baker 1803 VT5, Ashley Owen 1770 VT6,
Benedict 1716 CT7, Benedict 1688 CT8, Jeremiah 1655 CT9,
Benedict 1619 England10, Thomas 1598 England11.