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Harold Louis Wente

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Harold Louis Wente, age 94, of Crown Point, IN passed away at his home on Thursday, March 26, 2014. He is survived by his daughter, Emma Wente; stepdaughters: Laurie Scola, Christy Tavitas, and Janice Speece; grandchildren: Matt and John Governale, Tony Tavitas, James and Christopher Scola; great grandchildren: Sarah and Alex. Preceded in death by his first wife, Catherine (Doyle); and his second wife, Mary Ellen (Hegan) Ingram. Harold was a lifelong resident of Crown Point, born August 8, 1919. He worked at Horst Hardware, Henderlong Lumber, and until the age of 90, at Strack & Van Til. Harold was on the Crown Point Fire Department for 25 years, was a past-president of the Lion's Club, and was well known for creating metal figures which he sold at area craft shows. Friends may visit with the family on Friday, March 28, 2014 at Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre, 606 E. 113th Ave./South St, Crown Point, IN 46307 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Geisen Funeral, Cremation & Reception Centre in Crown Point, IN at 10:00 AM with John Starr officiating. Interment at Maplewood Memorial Cemetery in Crown Point, IN. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family. View directions and/or sign guestbook at or contact 219-663-2500.



Published in The Times from Mar. 27 to Mar. 28, 2014