Harland A. Rhode, 96

Harland A. Rhode, 96, of Slinger died Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at Wellington Place, Hartford. He was born on June 17, 1916, to the late Herman and Irene (nee Anderson).

He is survived by children, Stephen (Jan), Barbara (Robert) Schuelke, David (Kay), John (Bridget); grandchildren, Alissa, Molly (Chase) Rhode-Stoeger, Angelyn, Jeff (Eva) Schuelke, Tim Schuelke, Elizabeth (Christopher) Grimm, Claire and Madeleine; great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Thomas, Henry, Silvia, and Jamie; and brother-in-law, Maurice Leverance; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Mary Jane; siblings, Karen (Robert) Parker, Donald (Gloria), and James (Gay).

Harland was a lifelong lithographer and a well-known, gifted, and cherished musician.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012, at 5 p.m., at St. Peterís Catholic Church (200 E. Washington St., Slinger). Visitation at church will be from 3-5 p.m. Interment at St. Peterís (old) Cemetery.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com.