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Harold O. Fust
Harold O. Fust, 93, of Shawano, formerly of Gillett, passed away Thursday, Feb. 27.
Born Nov. 19, 1920, to the late Fred and Bertha Fust near Wittenberg, he married Annabelle Huntington on June 13, 1942. She preceded him in death on Dec. 31, 2006. He served in World War II in the Army Air Corps from Nov. 4, 1942, to Dec. 28, 1945 in New Guinea, Biak and the Philippines, receiving a Bronze Star. After service, he returned home and became a farmer and a logger.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening. A member of Christ Lutheran Church in Hintz, he served many years as an elder of the church.
He is survived by two children, David (Sigi) Fust, of Crivitz and Deborah (Steven) Schroeder, of Gillett; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; three great-great-granddaughters; a sister, Alice Knope, of Clintonville; two sisters-in-law, Delores Ziemer, of Shawano and Harriet Brooks, of Florida; a brother-in-law, Bert (Carol) Huntington, of Shawano and many dear nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by a son, Elmer Fust; a great-grandson, James Fust; two sisters, Viola Ross and Edna Fink and a brother, Elmer Fust.
Friends called from 1 p.m. until time of funeral services at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 4 at Christ Lutheran Church in Hintz. Pastor Mike Paholke officiated with Interment in the church cemetery at a later date. Kuehl Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.