STOUGHTON--William Andrew "Bill/Tooter" Harried, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2013 at the Stoughton Hospital of natural causes.

Bill was born on September 1, 1948, the son of Henry and Lucille (Mortenson) Harried. Bill was a lifelong Stoughtonite who was born, raised and spent his life in the community that he so enjoyed.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents, as well as a sister Judith Ann. Bill is survived by a sister Barbara Harried, a niece Emily Furseth and his two pugs, Tucker and Ace. He is also survived by his beloved cousins and his "family of friends" - and you all know who you are - raise a Bud for Bill.

Bill's lifelong profession was that of a carpet layer and he had a passion for the work that he loved. He would say he loved what he did every day of his life and was always happy to go to work. Bill loved to golf and hit a hole in one he was also a Packer and sports enthusiast.

As a friend to so many, this kind and gentle man will be truly missed.

A Gathering Celebrating Bill's Life will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2013 from noon until 2 pm at Cress Funeral Home, Stoughton. A 2 p.m. the celebration will continue with food and beverage at the Stoughton VFW Post 328, 200 Veterans Road, Stoughton.