Harold H. Hartenstein
Feb. 16, 1929 — Jan. 28, 2015
Harold H. Hartenstein, age 85, of Oxford, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg. He was born on February 16, 1929, in Hannibal, to Antonio and Remona (Hendrix) Hartenstein.
Harold worked at R.E.A. stringing high lines from 1947 to 1949. He proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. Harold married Doris M. Tullis on February 25, 1961, in Milwaukee. He worked for Genarac Co. in Waukesha for 22 years. Following his retirement, Harold and Doris moved to the Oxford area in 1989. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Harold was a member of American Legion Post #244 of Westfield.
Survivors include his wife, Doris; three children, Mark (Lisa) of Dousman, Kevin (JoAnne) of Brookfield and Pamela (Don) Faretta of Coloma; three grandchildren, Brandi and Antonio Faretta and Jessica (Enrique) Rivera; special canine companion, Candy; one sister, Irene (Gerald) McKenzie of Mukwonago; and other relatives and many friends.
Harold was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Grace Gifford, Lorayne Harmon and Virginia Brown; and three brothers, Wallace, Raymond and Daniel.
A funeral service for Harold will be held on Saturday, January 31, at 11:00 a.m. at New Beginnings Christian Community Church, Westfield, with Pastor Terry Temanson officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Town of Westfield, with full military honors presented by Westfield Area Veterans. A visitation will be held on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until the hour of service at the church.
Steinhaus-Holly Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Westfield, 608-296-2272, is serving the family. For online obituaries and condolences, visit www.steinhaushollyfuneralhome.com.