Monday, August 15, 2005

Obituary: Harold R. Rood - Class of 1933

MADISON - Harold T. Rood, age 90, passed away on Sunday, Aug., 14, 2005. He was born on Jan. 27, 1915, in the Town of Burke, the son of Harold and Tillie (Hendrickson) Rood. Harold graduated from Central High School. He married Sophie Edwards on Aug. 13, 1938. Harold worked for 23 years for the City of Madison, Waste Water Treatment Department until his retirement. Harold is survived by his wife, Sophie of Madison; and his son Roger Rood of Madison. He was preceded in death by his parents. Private graveside services will be held at Roselawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made in Harold's name to HospiceCare, Inc. Gunderson East Funeral & Cremation Centers 5203 Monona Dr. (608) 221-5420

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on August 15, 2005

Note: Harold Rood's graduation year is based on information in the 1933 Orange and Black yearbook, where his senior photo is included among the June graduates.

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