Harold “Ozzie” Albert Oswald, of Richfield, age 77, passed away on January 6, 2016 at his winter home in Fort Myers, Florida. He was born to Frank and Laura Oswald on August 22, 1938 in Hartford, WI. He married Phyllis (nee Fettig) on August 26, 1961. Ozzie graduated from Spencerian College in Milwaukee, WI. After a 30+ year accounting career, he became a Financial Advisor and retired from Raymond James Financial Services in 2014. Ozzie was a member of the Slinger-Allenton Rotary for 48 years, the Knights of Columbus, and the Wisconsin Senior Olympics Hall of Fame. He was a lifetime donor to the Blood Bank of Wisconsin.
He is survived by his loving wife, Phyllis; cherished children: Sandra (Bill) Nolte, Mark (Erica) Oswald, Laura (Kurt) Koenig, David (Victoria) Oswald; adored grandchildren: Kristina and Olivia Nolte, Daniel and Alexandra Koenig, Mark Jacob, Andrew, Megan, Adam, Brian, Samuel and Abigail Oswald; two great-grandchildren: Kason and Adylen; siblings: Carol Murphy, Sharon Remillard, Dean (Jeany) Oswald, Terry (Jeff) Hamilton; and sisters-in-law: Regina (Cornelius) Keller, Paulina Fettig, Delores Fettig, Karen Fettig.
Ozzie is preceded in death by his parents; brother Dennis; sister Elaine; siblings-in-law: Harold Murphy, Jerry Remillard, Tony, George, Sebastian, Joanne, Dorothy, Katie, Leo and Mike Fettig.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Help of Christians at Holy Hill (upper chapel), 1525 Carmel Rd, Hubertus, WI 53033, on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 1:00 PM with Fr. Donald Brick OCD presiding. The Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday, January 16th from 10:30 AM until 12:45 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Ozzie’s Pitch-22 Foundation, for the purpose of providing youth scholarships in collaboration with Slinger-Allenton Rotary Club would be deeply appreciated. Donations can be made to: Ozzie’s Pitch-22 Foundation c/o Annex Wealth Management, 12700 W. Bluemound Rd #200, Elm Grove, WI 53122.