Died on Friday Nov 30, 2018 at his home following a long illness. He was born on April 6, 1924 in Roxbury to Andrew and Claudia (Ganser) Schwartz. He married Mary Ann Kalscheuer on June 17, 1948 at St Peter's Catholic Church in Ashton. Harold and Mary Ann farmed together in the Middleton area for 37 years where they raised their nine children. They moved to Waunakee in 2001. Harold loved to fish on Lake Michigan, off Port Washington. For over 40 years, he did that at every opportunity. Family and friends will remember fishing with Harold and the enjoyment he had in taking them.
Survivors include his wife Mary Ann; 8 children Janice (Don) Ballweg, Steve (Karen), Jerry (Jane), Don (Sue), Carol (friend Bill Vogt) Wipperfurth, Linda (Greg) Ruchti, Julie (Greg) Thering, Mike (Dar); 18 grandchildren;28 great-grandchildren; 2 step-grandchildren; 8 step-great-grandchildren; five sisters, Viola Gruber, Arlene Williams, Caroline (Bud) Ederer, Ella Akins, Dorothy (Clarence) Mougin; a sister-in-law Charlotte Schwartz. He was preceded in death by a daughter Sue Ann; a brother Lawrence; sisters Lorraine Schwartz, Armella Meffert and Laura Endres.
Funeral services will be held on Friday Dec 7, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Bernard's Catholic Church 2015 Parmenter St. Middleton. A Visitation will be held at the church on Friday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services. Burial will take place in the church cemetery at 2:00 p.m.
A special 'thank you' to Agrace Hospice for their care and support to Harold and the family.
In lieu of flowers the family will designate a memorial at a later time.
Winn-Cress Funeral Home
5785 Hwy Q, Waunakee, WI
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Your have our deepest sympathy for your loss. I was your neighbor across Highway 14 for many years and work at Kast Rite Silos. I remember Fishing with Harold and my son. We both ended up living in Waunakee. From Dick and JoAnn Hellenbrand
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