Harold E. Ooton, 71
Feb. 5, 1945 — Feb. 14, 2016
Harold E. Ooton, 71, of West Bend, formerly of Ontario, passed away Feb. 14, 2016. Harold was born Feb. 5, 1945, to Elbert and Lucille (nee Evans) Ooton. He was raised in Ontario and was a graduate of Brookwood High School, Class of 1964. Harold married Judith (nee Hansen) on Feb. 20, 1971. He served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam and later was a welder at the A.O. Smith Corp. Harold enjoyed spending time outdoors hunting, being with his grandchildren, vacationing out west to see the mountains and going to the casinos.
Harold is survived by his wife, Judy, and daughters, Tammy Olson and Wendy Smith. He is further survived by his grandchildren, Fischer Olson, Amelia Olson, Kaden Smith, Griffin Smith and Evan Smith; brother, Donald Ooton; sister-in-law, Delores Ooton; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Grace Evans; father, Elbert Ooton; and mother, Lucille Ooton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, at Holy Angels Catholic Church (138 N. Eighth Ave., West Bend) with the Rev. Gerald Brittain presiding. Visitation will be at the church only on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass.
A special thank you to the nurses and staff at the Kraemer Cancer Center for all their loving care.
The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.