Albert C. Zander

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CROSS PLAINS–Albert C. Zander, 87, of Cross Plains, passed away on June 18, 2022. He was born on Nov. 16, 1934, in Cross Plains, the son of Joseph J. Zander and Margaret (Laufenberg) Zander. He married Carrie Ann Frederick on May 30, 1959 at Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church in Waunakee. During their marriage he was a member of Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Cross Plains.

In the early 1950s Albert attended Middleton High School where he was a member of Future Farmers of America (FFA). Later, he served in the US Army in Korea from 1956-1958, and he spent his entire life dairy farming until 1994. After Albert retired, he loved traveling and camping. In his free time, he enjoyed building instruments from wood.

Albert is survived by his beloved wife, Carrie Ann; his six children, Joseph (Vic) Zander, Donald (Sue) Zander, Joan (Kurt) Millard, Gregory (Eileen) Zander, Ann Zander, and Stephen (Kathy) Zander; his cherished 15 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren; a brother, Ronald (Carol) Zander; and his sister, Rita Heinz.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph (June 4, 1990), and Margaret (February 19, 1989); and his siblings, Vincent (Helen) Zander, Mary Ann (Robert) Menzel, Charlotte (William) Bollig, Harland (Dawna) Zander, and LeRoy (Pam) Zander.

A visitation and Mass of Christian Burial was held at Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 2947 Thinnes Street, Cross Plains, at 11 a.m. on June 23, 2022.

His family would like to express a special thank you to the Agrace HospiceCare staff for all their help in taking care of our dad. They were amazing.

In lieu of sending thank you notes, donations will be made to various charities in memory of our dad. Gunderson Funeral Home, 2421 Church St. in Cross Plains, served the family. Online condolences may be made at

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