Candus C. Menard, 70, of Marinette passed away on her birthday, Thursday, March 13, 2014, at home. She was born on March 13, 1944, to the late Ken and Lois (Petty) Powell. On April 24, 1982, Candus married Woodrow "Woody" C. Menard Jr. in Marinette; he preceded her in death on August 18, 1993.
She had worked in the Marinette School District as a Para Professional for several years. Most recently she had enjoyed working at the Marinette Welcome Center. She loved spending time with her family and baking, especially banana bread.
Candus is survived by two sons: Kurt Miller of Marinette, Kris (Michelle) Miller of Malaysia; a daughter, Kelly (Steve) Wakkurri of Gwinn; three brothers: Ken Powell, Jim (Laurel) Powell, and Billy (Carol Poquette) Powell all of Marinette; three sisters: Mary (Steve) Klarkowski of Green Bay, Laura (Jim) Carins of Menominee, and Sheila Johnston of Powers; ten grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Woody and son, Joe.
Friends may call at the Thielen Funeral Home on Sunday, March 16, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at 3 p.m. with Deacon Jerome Thetreau officiating.