43° F

Harold H. Wells, Jr.

Published On: Jan 22 2013 08:20:04 AM CST

STOUGHTON-Harold Herman Wells, Jr., age 75 passed away Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Heartsong Assisted Living, Belleville, following a lengthy illness. Harold was born in Chicago on May 4, 1937, one of 10 children to the late Harold and Byrtle (Vance) Wells. He was a graduate of Belleville High School and attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was a veteran having served with the United States Army. On September 5, 1964, Harold was united in marriage to Ruth Miller. Harold worked for Uniroyal for 37 years until his retirement. He was a member of Covenant Lutheran Church. Harold enjoyed gardening, genealogy and traveling.

Harold is survived by his son, William Wells; grandchildren, Kimberleigh and Parker Wells; siblings, Barbara (Richard) Anderson, Robert Wells, Sharon (Douglas) Prestegaard, James Wells, Janet (Dean) Olson, Jack (Beth) Wells, Terry and Ricky Wells; sister-in-law, Judith (John) Smith; and brother-in-law, Herbert (Pat) Miller. He is further survived by many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth and infant brother, John.

A memorial service will be held in August. Details will be published at a later date.


    Events calendar

    Looking for something to do? Visit Channel 3000's events section featuring dining, food, music and family-friendly events throughout Madison and the surrounding area.

  • Get your weather app and WISC-TV3 deliver local forecasts, live radar, school closings and alerts for Madison and South Central Wisconsin to iOS or Android devices.

  • Learn more about WISC-TV

    Meet the News 3 staff, learn about our newscasts, search our job postings and find out how to contact us.