Harold Walliser Obituary (1937 – 2022) – Wildwood, FL

Harold Albert Walliser, 85, of Wildwood, Florida, married to Betty M. Walliser, died February 18, 2022 at The Cornerstone Hospice House and Palliative Care, The Villages, FL.
He was born on February 8, 1937 in Reed Township, Seneca County, the son of Leonard and Agnes (Miller) Walliser. His wife, Betty, whom he married on July 6, 1957, in Sts. The Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Attica, Ohio survives. They celebrated 64 years of marriage. Before graduating from Attica High School, in 1956, between his sophomore and junior year of high school, he spent the summer working for the construction company building an addition to Attica High School. The summer between his junior and senior years of high school working on the Pennsylvania Railroad at Carrothers on the section crew.
After graduating from high school, Harold worked for a short time at the National Machinery Co. in Tiffin, Ohio. He then worked for the Pioneer Rubber Co. for 20 years. After that, he was self-employed as a gas distributor for Sohio for 10 years. Harold also drove a truck for Bernard Lumber Co. in Attica and the school bus for 5 years for local schools in Seneca East.
Harold and Betty spent many years traveling as he enjoyed being an announcer for the Ohio State Tractor Pullers Association; National Tractor Pullers Association, Tractor and Truck Pullers in Louisville, KY, American Tractor Pullers Association and Hot Rod Association. Harold had the privilege of announcing the National Tractor Pulling Championship in Bowling Green, OH for many years.
Harold and Betty have worked for MainGate Merchandising Co., Indianapolis, IN, scouring American merchandising at National Hot Rod Association events; Indy Car Racing Association events, National Finals Rodeo and various events with Barrett Jackson Auto Auctions before retiring to Florida.
Harold was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Attica Ohio. He served on the cemetery board and was a member of the Holy Name Society. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus of Attica and a member of the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus of Tiffin.
Harold is survived by 3 daughters: Deborah L. (Jim) Smith of The Villages, FL; Donna K. (Dennis) Reiter of Tiffin, Ohio; Denise M. (Bob) McGee of Etna, OH and 1 son: Ned A. (Beth) Walliser of Danville, IN. Harold had 10 grandchildren: Briane (Sam) Mickelson, Renee (Scott) Barrios, Nicholas (Michelle) Reiter, Brittane (Cory) Bordner, Audrey (Mat) Maynard, Leslie (Thad) Johnson, Kelly McGee, Mara McGee, Logan Walliser and Braden Walliser. He also had 11 great-grandchildren: Carter, Kai, and Brynn Mickelson; Grace and Noah Barrios; Justin and Macy Reiter; Madison and Ryder Bordner; Cooper and Ellie Johnson. Other family members left to cherish her memory are her siblings: late brother Dick (Arlene) Walliser; Joan (deceased spouse, Paul) Bogner; deceased sister Doris (Charles) Kaple; deceased sister Phyllis Walliser; Jerry (Ernie) Walliser; and Kenny (Vickie) Walliser.
The funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday, February 28, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., in Attica, at the Notre-Dame de l’Espérance Catholic Church. The live broadcast of the Mass can be accessed at www.ourladyofhopeattica.com. Visitation will be held at the social hall of Notre-Dame de l’Espérance from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday morning. Interment will follow at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery. A Celebration of Life luncheon will follow in the social room. Memorials may be made at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery at Our Lady of Hope Catholic Church, Attica, OH and/or Mass intentions for Harold’s soul would be greatly appreciated. Robinson-Walker Funeral Home and Crematory, 501 West St., Genoa, Ohio, 419-855-4010, is assisting with arrangements. Online condolences can be shared with family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.

Published by Willard Times Junction on February 24, 2022.

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