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William G. Harness Jr.

05/09/1929 - 04/28/2024
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William G. Harness Jr., age 94, of Neenah, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 28, 2024, at CopperStone Assisted Living. William was born on May 9, 1929, to William and Esther (Schellin) Harness in Neenah. William proudly serviced his country as a member of the United States Army. He returned to the family farm where he excelled in growing crops and raising livestock. He loved hunting and fishing with his brother Dave and many other friends.

William will be deeply missed by his brother, Dave Harness; his sister, Nancy Huebschman; niece, Esther (Joel) Hellman; and nephew, Walter Huebschman; great-niece and great-nephew, Michelle (Matt) Daniels and Michael (Katherine) Hellman; along with many other family members and friends. 

William was preceded in death by his parents, William and Esther Harness; sister, Helen Kruel; and brother in-law, Leo Huebschman.

William’s family would like to express their appreciation to the staff at CopperStone Assisted Living for their compassion and care shown to Will.

A visitation for family and friends will be on Friday, May 3, 3024, from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Mueller Funeral Home 904 E. Main St. Winneconne. A funeral service will be held on Friday at 4:00 p.m. at the funeral home. A luncheon will follow at the American Legion Hall in Winneconne. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah.

If you wish, please submit online condolences/memories to muellerfh.net.

Afterglow by Helen Lowrie Marshall

I’d like the memory of me to be a happy one.
I’d like to leave an afterglow of smiles when life is done.
I’d like to leave an echo whispering softly down the ways,
Of happy times and laughing times and bright and sunny days.
I’d like the tears of those who grieve, to dry before the sun;
Of happy memories that I leave when life is done.

Gary Van de Ven wrote on May 2, 2024
Will and his family were the best neighbors we had when growing on our farm on Breezewood Lane. Will was always ready to help and head a great sense of humor. He will be missed.

Emmy Smith wrote on May 2, 2024
Oh Will :( you will be missed by many it was a pleasure taking care of you before the nursing home

Vanda lemke wrote on May 2, 2024
To Will’s Family my Deepest Sympathy My mom sure Loved you folks for all u did for her in 4H and in life for being a Great Mentor and Friend and us Kids Loved to Visit your Farm and seeing them beautiful Gerncey cows and I will never Forget the black dog that bobbed for apples Love and Hugs to All and God will keep Will watching over you Dave and family