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Harold P. Wolf

August 26, 1937 — May 3, 2023

Sun Prairie

Harold “Harry” P. Wolf, passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2023. He was born on August 26, 1937 in Barton, WI to Herbert Phillip Wolf and Luciana Margaret (Simon) Wolf.  Harry graduated from St. Mary’s Elementary School in Barton in 1951. He then entered St. Francis Seminary in Milwaukee, WI for 8 years and graduated high school from there in 1955. Harry went on to graduate college and become a Catholic priest for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee in 1959.  Later in his career, Harry became a hospital chaplain.  A few years after that, he decided to leave the priesthood because he felt a calling to have his own family. He then obtained his master’s degree and became a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. 

Harry was an avid UW Badger’s fan and an unwavering fan of the Cleveland Indians and Browns. He loved to bowl and go boating. He also loved time with his family. He took a lot of pride in his sons and grandchildren.

Harold is survived by his sons Simon (Tara) Wolf, Jude (Debby) Wolf, Thomas (Lora) Strobel, and Shane (Kaitlin) Nibbe as well as his granddaughters, Ariana and Adelyne. He also leaves a loving brother, Herb (Jenny) Wolf and sister in law Evelyn (Marvin) Wolf along with many relatives and dear friends. 

Harold was preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers Marvin, Simon (Clara), Arthur (Joanne) Wolf; and 1 sister Adeline (Ken) Wolf Lemke as well as family and beloved friends.

Visitation will be from 9:30-11:00 AM on Friday, May 12, 2023 at Sacred Hearts Catholic Church, 221 Columbus St, Sun Prairie, WI with a Mass of Christian Burial to begin at 11:00 AM.  Harry will be brought to his final place of rest at Sacred Hearts Catholic Cemetery immediately following Mass. 

Thank you to the amazing staff at St. Mary’s Hospital and their Hospice care. The immense support and love we felt as our father was in your care was amazing.  Additionally, thank you to the staff of Villa of Middleton Village for your care of our father in the last months of his life.

Cress Funeral Service Sun Prairie

608-837-9054

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, May 12, 2023

9:30 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Sacred Hearts of Jesus & Mary Catholic Church

221 Columbus St, Sun Prairie, WI 53590

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Mass

Friday, May 12, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Sacred Hearts of Jesus & Mary Catholic Church

221 Columbus St, Sun Prairie, WI 53590

Procession to Sacred Hearts Catholic Cemetery immediately following Mass.

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