Nelson, Harold E.
Passed away Sunday, August 3, 2014 at the age of 95. Dear husband of the late Edith. Loving father of Michael (Mary Ellen), Delora, and Ryan (Denise). He is also survived by 8 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren, niece, nephews, sister-in-law Betty, other relatives, and friends.
A Graveside Service will be held on Saturday, 12:30 PM, at Highland Memorial Park (14875 W. Greenfield Ave.).
Harold served in the Army during WW2 in the 32nd “Red Arrow” Infantry Division as an artillery sergeant, and was among the first into battle in the Pacific. After the war, he directed a refrigeration equipment lab that developed a valve crucial for the success of automobile air conditioning. He and his wife were active in the Wisconsin Go Hiking Club, and were supporters of conservation efforts. He greatly appreciated the care and support he received from his friends, neighbors, and healthcare providers over the past several years.
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