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Harold James Langreck

March 6, 2015 — March 6, 2015

Harold Langreck, age 93, of Neillsville, WI died Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the Neillsville Care and Rehabilitation Center.Harold James Langreck was born on January 31, 1922 in Neillsville, WI the son of Henry and Mary (Mueller) Langreck. He attended the Reed School in Grant Township and helped on the family farm. He also shoveled coal for Tibbett's to earn extra money. He eventually purchased his own farm in the Town of Grant, just outside of Neillsville. Harold was united in marriage to Rosalie Hartung in January of 1949. They continued to farm and raise their eleven children. They farmed until 1992 and then sold the farm. Rosalie died in May of 1999 and in May of 2002 Harold married Dorothy Bagwell.Harold was a life-time member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Holy Name Society. He enjoyed his hunting trips out west and his Canada fishing trips with his family. Later in life he enjoyed going to the casinos. Most of all, though, he enjoyed his family get-togethers in their backyard park.He is survived by his wife, Dorothy, ten children, John (Shirley) Langreck, Donna York, Diane (Craig) Janicki and James Langreck all of Neillsville, WI, Patrick (Vicki) Langreck of Marshfield, WI, Dan (Brenda) Langreck, Dennis (Loriann) Langreck, Peter Langreck, Caroline (Larry) Kosmosky and Roger (Brenda) Langreck all of Neillsville, WI. Harold is further survived by 22 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren, a brother, Robert (Mary Ann) Langreck of Neillsville, WI and two sisters, Sister Lillia and Sister Niva both of Milwaukee, WI.He was preceded in death by his first wife, Rosalie, a son, Gerald "Red" Langreck, a granddaughter, Katie Langreck, a brother, Herbert and two sisters, Dorothy Opelt and Marie Resong.The Mass of Christian Burial for Harold will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at St. Mary's Catholic Church. The Celebrant will be Rev. Varkey V. Joseph. Music will be provided by Ronald Resong, organist and St. Mary's Choir. Interment will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Monday, with a 7:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus Rosary Service. Visitation will also be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., Tuesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church.Casket Bearers will be: Jason Langreck, Justin Kosmosky, Kevin Langreck, Jonathon Langeck, Clinton Langreck, Seth Langreck and Dave Grottke.Online Condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com.Funeral Home:Gesche Funeral Home4 South Grand AvenueNeillsville, WIUS 54456
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