After 99 years on earth god decided to welcome a great man into heaven on June 30, 2022. Harold was born on March 25, 1923, in Escanaba, MI. After graduating high school, Harold and two of his siblings enlisted in the US Navy, where he served two tours in WWII as a Radio Man. He always said his favorite part of the service was swimming with the dolphins.
After the service he move to Chicago and that is where he met the love of his life, Lorraine Weiterman. After two short months of dating, they were united in marriage on November 23, 1946. In just a few months they would have been celebrating their 76th wedding anniversary.
A few years later they moved to Green Bay to start a new beginning and a family. Harold worked for James River where he went on to school and moved his way up to become a Forman until his retirement 35+ years later.
After retirement Harold took up many interests. He loved gardening, going to the YMCA three times a week until he was 90, casino trips, watching golf, working in his wood shop and going to the county park and collecting golf balls. He also took interest in his heritage and was very proud of what he found. If you knew Harold, you would have heard the proud story of I’m a ¼ Ojibwa and they wouldn’t give me my match play so now I have this asian!
Harold is survived by his loving wife: Lorraine; Daughter: Deborah Greening (Special Friend Stephan Barber); three granddaughters: Tracey (Corey) Schroeder, Kerry McIntyre (Shawn Smurawa), and Jenna (John Paul) Micheau; son in Law: Ken Adams; three great-grandchildren: Noah and Gabriella Schroeder and Macenzi Smurawa. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. He is proceeded in death by his parents: Geo & Ellen Hansen; daughter: Barbara Adams; siblings: George, Dorathy, Marion, Carol, Ada and John; and many nieces, nephews and in laws.
A funeral service to celebrate Harold’s life will be held on Thursday, July 7, 2022 at 11:00 am at Bethel Lutheran Church, 1350 Bond St., with Rev. Kim Swenson officiating. Relatives and friends may greet the family on Thursday, July 7, 2022 at the church from 9:00 am until the time of service at 11:00 am. Military honors will immediately follow. Harold will be laid to rest at Nicolet Memorial Gardens.
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The family would like to send out a special thank you to Bellin 4th floor and Unity Hospice for the compassion and care Harold received the last few weeks.
The Lyndahl Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements.
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Published by Lyndahl Funeral Home on Jul. 3, 2022.