Harold J. Horn Sr.

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Harold J. Horn Sr., 66, of Gillett, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, surrounded by his family. Harold was born on Sept. 10, 1952, to the late Charley and Nellie (Coughron) Horn in Oklahoma. He attended high school and graduated from college in Oklahoma. In his youth, Harold was an experienced rattlesnake catcher and enjoyed riding bulls. In the early 1980s, Harold moved to Wisconsin. Harold worked as a welder at numerous locations throughout the area over the years. In 2001, Harold and Sherry Struble started their life together. Harold greatly enjoyed fishing, karaoke, spending time in nature and spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren.

Harold is survived by his fiancée, Sherry; four stepchildren, Christine Winkler, Willie Winkler, Tina (fiancé Dallas Christensen) Winkler and Leon Criss; three grandchildren, Kassie Horn, Charles Winkler and Isaac Horn; three step-grandchildren, Daybreanne Winkler, William Winkler Jr. and Dakota Winkler; many brothers and sisters. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his son, Harold Horn Jr.; his parents; numerous brothers and sisters.

Visitation was held on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at Gruetzmacher Funeral Home in Suring from 3 p.m. until the funeral service at 6 p.m., with Pastor Bill Krauss officiating. Gruetzmacher Funeral Home in Suring is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be expressed at www.gruetzmacherfuneralhome.com.