Harold M. Uelmen, 88

Harold M. Uelmen, 88, of Campbellsport passed away Sunday Feb. 6, 2011, at Kathy Hospice in West Bend.
    He was born on July 5, 1922, in New Fane, the son of Albert and Christina Schlosser Uelmen. On Oct. 9, 1948, he married LaVerne R. Kuehl in St. Michaels. He was a member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Campbellsport.
    Survivors include his seven children, Tom (Sue) of West Bend, Bob (Sharon) of Juneau, Mary Stein (Steve) of West Bend, Donna Markgraf (Jim) of Campbellsport, Jim (Kathy) of Kewaskum, John (Hilda) of Fond du Lac and Patti Schickert (Jeff) of Campbellsport; 21 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; his two sisters, Audrey Herriges (Richard) and Arlene Schneider; his brother-in-law, Don Kuehl; his sister-in-law, Evelyn Theimer; his special friend, Darleen Rochwite; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.
    Harold was preceded in death by his parents; his beloved wife, LaVerne; his granddaughter, Shelly Markgraf-Schultz; his two brothers-in-law, Richard Theimer and Edward Schneider; and his sister-in-law, Shirley Kuehl.
    Our father’s interests were many. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and he was involved in horseshoe and pool leagues. He enjoyed playing cards and socializing.
    He worked at St. Joseph Convent for 37 years and for the Village of Campbellsport for 13 years. He was a past member of the Campbellsport Volunteer Fire Department. He was always very proud of his family and had many happy years filled with weddings, birthdays and parties with very good friends. Now he is together again with his wife of 40 years, LaVerne.
    Visitation will be Wednesday, Feb. 9, from 3 p.m. until time of Mass at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, Campbellsport. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday, Feb. 9, at 7: p.m. at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Campbellsport. The Rev. Charles Bodden will officiate and burial will be Thursday in St. Matthew’s Cemetery, Campbellsport.
    Twohig Funeral Home, Campbellsport, is serving the family with online guestbook and condolences at www.twohigfunerals.com.