John Edward McAlpin Jr.
1944 — 2022
John Edward McAlpin Jr. was born on October 17, 1944 to John E McAlpin Sr. and Anna May McAlpin (nee Zoesch) in Butternut, WI. Shortly thereafter, they moved to Norfolk, VA, then to Menasha, WI and then onto Key West, FL by age 7. This seems to be when he developed a lifelong love for Key Lime pies. They also lived briefly in Great Neck, NY, but by age 11, John's family had finally settled in Wautoma, WI. In his youth, he enjoyed boy scouts and working alongside his father in the family's soda pop bottling business. As he grew older, he joined the forensics team, became the basketball team manager, and acted in multiple plays. He graduated from Wautoma High School in 1962 and that fall...