Harold L. Wilson

Harold L. Wilson

Harold L. Wilson

Harold L. Wilson, age 82, of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield, Wisconsin.

Funeral services will be 12:00 Noon on Saturday, July 9, 2022, at Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship, Wisconsin. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday at Roseberry’s Funeral Home.

Harold was born August 22, 1939, in Adams County, Wisconsin to Harold and Dorothy (Wollert) Wilson. He graduated from Adams-Friendship High School in 1957 and then attended the University of Stevens Point. He married Lola J. Morgan on September 17, 1960, in Adams, Wisconsin. Harold began his work life on the Wilson Family Farm. He then worked for the Nepco Papermill. After leaving the papermill, He worked for Modern Woodman Insurance and in Real Estate as a Real Estate Broker. He drove over the road truck, and later owned and operated his building business. His pride and joy was owning the Oak Grove Sporting Club in Coloma, Wisconsin located on The Wilson Family Farm which has been in the Wilson Family for over 175 years.

Harold enjoyed being outside, hunting, fishing, gardening, and watching and playing sports. He especially loved spending time with his family. He was active in 4-H where he raised grand champion hogs and was a troop leader for the Boy Scouts. He played in a band and was a member of the Shriners and Lions club.

Harold was preceded in death by his parents Harold & Dorothy.

Survivors include his wife Lola, children: Wendy Wilson, Darren (Linda) Wilson, Troy Wilson, Heidi (Daniel) Elsen, and Dustin (Marne) Wilson; grandchildren: Joshua (Alyssa) Haas, Amy (Justin) Werner, McKenzie Wilson, Kody Wilson(Sarah),Tristan Wilson, Travis (Kaisha) Wilson, Cassandra Wilson, Taylor (Kerry) Wilson, Meggen (Logan) Jacobson, Amanda (J.J) Flick, Mason Elsen, and Ronald Hertzberg; great-grandchildren: Leah & Jacob Haas, Zoey Wilson, Ava & Lacie Wilson, Health & Odette Jacobson, and Mara Hertzberg; brother: Arden Wilson, brother’s in law: David Marsh, Daniel(Marilyn) Morgan, Fred (Elaine) Morgan, and many nieces and nephews.

Roseberry’s Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit www.roseberrys.com for online condolences and
further information.

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  1. Sandra Cardo Gorsuch says:

    Lola and all of you,
    I just saw this right now, while looking for something else. I am so sorry for all of you in this time of sadness. I always enjoyed our times with your family. Harold was one of my dad’s oldest friends. The last time I saw him was at my Dad’s memorial service last summer. My love to each of you.

  2. Harold or Lois Babcock says:

    Lola and family. So sorry to hear of the passing of Harold. We have been out of town for a while and just heard about it. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Lois and Herb Babcock

  3. Lori and Roger Hall Jr. says:

    So sorry to hear of Harold’s passing, haven’t seen much of you guys at the farm. Harold will be missed, always a pleasure to talk too. The neighborhood sure has been changing. Thoughts and prayers to the family.

  4. Crystal Weis says:

    Lola and family,
    So sorry to hear of Harold’s passing. So many good times with your family as we were growing up. Memories of Harold’s booming laugh and if you were the recipient of a Harold hug you knew you were hugged.
    Dale always enjoyed visiting with Harold and of course talking shooting and hunting.
    May wonderful memories bring you comfort in the days to come.
    Our sympathies, Dale, Crystal (Moore) and Adam Weis

  5. Lila Thorson says:

    Lola- so sorry to hear of Harold’s passing. I often think of him, Bill Ashworth, and my brother Jerry in school together (Fish School). They were quite the threesome!

  6. Jennie Ferkey says:

    Harold is one of many people we knew from the Saratoga Church. So sad you had to move on but I know God was thinking of you when he said I need you and took you home. Enjoy your new life! God bless your family and friends. You are memorable and will be missed. So sorry Lola. Love and hugs to you.

  7. Sharon/Ann Morgan and family says:

    To the Wilson’s , sincerely sorry for the loss of Harold. He will forever and always be in our prayers. God Bless you.

  8. Junior and Pat Kierstyn says:

    Lola and family, we send our condolences for you all. We have such good memories of shared experiences in our younger years. Harold was always such an easygoing guy. He’ll be missed by many.

  9. Pat Pietrzak says:

    Lola, sending you and your family some cousin love and a huge hug. So sorry to hear about Harold.

  10. Chris and Deanna Kietrys says:


    Harold was indeed one of the nicest guys we ever had the privilege of knowing. May God bless Harold, you and all of your family.

  11. pat holm jodarski says:

    Love and prayers to all the family and friends who are mourning the loss of this beautiful man with a big heart.. Dont hesitate to reach out to your class of 57 friends Lola

  12. Greg Johnson says:

    Lola, so sorry for your loss. My prayers for you and your family

  13. Cindy Babcock says:

    Lola and family so sorry to hear this. My condolences to everyone. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  14. Len and Paula Hamman says:

    Lola and Family,
    So sorry to hear of Harold’s passing.
    Our condolences to all of the family.

  15. Myrna Ripley Kapke says:

    So sorry for your loss.

  16. Patti &Dave Grace says:

    Hi Lola – So sorry for your loss. It is never easy to deal with this kind of loss.

    You have touched my life in many ways and both of you have given Dave great joy with the Sporting Club.

    Please know we are here for you.

  17. Dorthey Cook says:

    Lola and family, my sympathy to all of you. I remember many visits and such after church at saratoga

  18. Ed Knupp says:

    So sorry about Harold,last time i saw him he was looking good. Sure had some good times with him in the High school days.

  19. Sam/Marilyn Baggs says:

    Lola & Families, always so sad to hear of your loved ones passing. You have our deepest sympathy. Sam & I & all of the Sand County Campers will remember the good times. Harold was a great guy & a good friend. Hugs, Love & Blessings to all.

  20. Jerry Burrows says:

    I am sorry to hear of Harold’s passing, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  21. Robert Renner says:

    I am sorry for your loss. My heart is broken.