Harold Lloyd Korslin
Sept. 10, 1930 — Feb. 7, 2016
Harold Lloyd Korslin passed away from complications of a long-term illness at the age Harold is survived by his wife of 64 years, Nancy (nee Perlick) Korslin; children Heidi Carvin of Evansville, Wendy (Dan) Rieves of Brookfield and Jennifer (Tim) Marvin of Everett, Wash.; as well as 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Ella (nee Schlenvogt) Korslin; brothers Robert and Oscar; sisters Emma Pierce and Dorothy Helland; his son Robert (Margaret); and daughter Kerry.
Harold was born on September 10, 1930, in Waukesha. He graduated from Waukesha High School, where he served as class president. He attended Marquette and Carroll colleges on a football scholarship. He met Nancy at Carroll and they were married August 18, 1951. They briefly resided in Madison, where Harold was an instructor in the Air National Guard. They soon returned to the Milwaukee area where he began his career with the Perlick Company, retiring after 43 years.
Harold admired his wife's many talents including her artwork, gardening, cooking and beautiful home environment. He set a great example to his children by way of his work ethic, ambition and generosity. Harold and Nancy had many friends through high school, college, church and their neighborhood. Everyone felt welcome either at their home in Brookfield or at picnics on their farm in Mukwonago.
Harold loved to sing. He was an active and dedicated member of Trinity United Church of Christ, where he participated in the choir until shortly before his death. He also served as a council member and treasurer from time to time. He was a former member of the Jaycees, Waukesha Symphony Board and the Golden Kiwanis.
Memorial visitation will be Saturday, February 20, at Trinity United Church of Christ, 4435 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield, from 9:30 AM until the memorial service at 11 AM, with the Rev. Janis K. Doleschal officiating. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Harold's life.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Trinity United Church of Christ or the Alzheimer's Association of Southeastern Wisconsin.
The family would like to thank the staff at Franciscan Woods, the staff of Curative Workshop in Waukesha and the Trinity choir, which included him throughout his illness.
Church and Chapel Funeral Home of Brookfield is serving the family. For more information, call 262-786-8030 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.