Marie Josephine Konell, 87, passed away on January 31, 2017. Born Marie Day on August 5, 1929, she was the daughter of William and Erlamond Day (Wells).
In her early years, she lived in East Chicago, Ind. On May 29, 1948, she married Richard T. Mueller. Living in the area of Wolcott, Ind., they raised three children, Thomas, Alan and Theresa. In 1968, they moved to Peshtigo. Richard preceded her in death on April 3, 1972. On October 27th, 1973, Marie married Kurt Konell. Together they traveled the United States and Europe, creating treasured memories. Their home in Porterfield on the Menominee River brought her joy where she could bird watch and spend hours in her many beautiful flower gardens. Marie was a woman of great faith, spending hours volunteering and doing mission work. A talented, artist, her art work and paintings are cherished by her children, grandchildren and friends who she gifted with her masterpieces.
Marie is survived by her husband, Kurt; a son, Alan of Francisville, Ind.; a daughter, Theresa (Jon) Glover of Freeport, Texas. Also survived by daughter-in-law, Mary Jane Mueller; sisters-in-law: Sharon (Roger) Marquardt, Trina Mueller, Caroline (Don) Miller; brothers-in-law: Sid Konell, Adrian (Linda) Konell and Ray (Joan) Mueller; grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Richard; a son, Thomas and a grandson, Matthew.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at the Community Lutheran Church in McAllister with visitation from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and a service at 4 p.m. officiated by Rev. Steve Fewell.
Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home of Marinette is assisting the family with arrangements.