Harold Hanisch(1934 - 2013)

Hanisch, Harold W.

Harold Wilson Hanisch, 79, passed away on May 31, 2013. Born January 2, 1934, in Fond du Lac, he was the son of Harold L. Hanisch and Lydia May (Crump) Hanisch. Graduating from Fond du Lac Senior High School, he went on to graduate with a business degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. While at UW Madison, he was on the 1953 football squad. After completing his degree, he served in the US Army, Transportation School, Fort Eustis, Virginia.

Harold returned to Fond du Lac and worked at Infants Socks, the family's business. In 1968, he married Jeanine Braun. Together they lived in various states, eventually returning to Fond du Lac.

He was preceded in death by his parents and is survived by his wife Jeanine, their son Brad, his dog Jas, sister Sally Gakenheimer, sisters-in-law Cecelia (William) Schmidt and Joanne (Richard) Schnell, and many nieces and nephews.

Private services have been held.

Memorials in his name to Hospice Home of Hope, Fond du Lac, would be appreciated.

Zacherl Funeral Home & Crematory served the family. www.zacherlfuneralhome.com

Published in Fond du Lac Reporter on June 10, 2013