Harold W. Sievert Jr. went to be with the Lord on May 16, 2022, at the age of 94. He was born at home in Appleton on January 3, 1928, to Harold Sievert Sr. and Matilda (Stark) Sievert. He was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Appleton. He attended St. Paul Lutheran School and graduated from Appleton (now West) High School in 1946. He was a lifelong member of St. Paul Lutheran Church.
Harold married Norine Salentine on May 19, 1951. They were married for 68 years until Norine passed on June 8, 2019. Harold and Norine were blessed with two sons. Harold was a member of the National Guard for several years and was employed by the Deep Rock Service Station and Midland Service Station before joining Riverside Paper Company. He worked at Riverside for 30 years until his retirement.
Harold enjoyed car shows, bird watching, and playing Sheephead. He was known for his pursuit of the perfect lawn and pampering flowers. He was also an avid walker in his retirement.
He is survived by sons, Garry (Pam) and Terry (Ione); grandchildren: Jason, Elizabeth, and Ryan; Chelsea, Chloe, and Clare; their spouses and 12 great- grandchildren. He is further survived by a brother-in-law, Bob Hietpas, sisters-in-law, Mary (Larry) Zwiers and Helen Lison, and many nieces and nephews.
Harold was preceded in death by his wife and parents; sister, Joyce; brother, Arlo; and several brothers and sisters-in-law.
The Christian funeral service for Harold will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, located at 302 N. Morrison Street in Appleton, with Rev. Matthew Holtz officiating. Interment will follow at Highland Memorial Park. Family and friends are invited to gather at the church at on Thursday from 10:00 AM until the time of the service.
Memorials may be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church or Fox Valley Lutheran High School.
The family would like to thank the staff at Country Villa Assisted Living in Freedom, the Moments Hospice team, and Dr. James M. Williams for their compassionate care. We appreciate your kindness.
“. . .My heart is glad and . . . my body will rest secure, because you will not abandon me to the grave,”