|Birth: ||Feb. 23, 1933|
|Death: ||Mar. 7, 2009|
ARPIN -- Gerald C. Konitzer, 76, of Arpin, died Saturday evening, March 7, 2009, at the Palliative Care Unit at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.
Gerald was born in Wauwatosa on Feb. 23, 1933, to Bernard and Louise (Krause) Konitzer. He moved to Arpin in 1945. He graduated from Marshfield Senior High School.
He was united in marriage at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Hewitt on Sept. 12, 1959, to Mary Anne Brandl. Gerald served as village president and trustee for the village of Arpin for 10 years.
He operated Central Wisconsin Salvage and also a small engine repair business for many years. He attended many auctions in which he collected antique tractors and farm machinery. He enjoyed listening to polka music and dancing.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Anne of Arpin; his children, John (Kate) Konitzer of Arpin, Gerald (Tammy) Konitzer Jr. of Kenosha, Susan (Ralph) Malicki of Franksville, Patricia (Bryan) Linzmeier of Arpin, and Kathleen (Tom) Kollross of Auburndale; 14 grandchildren; and one great-grandson. Gerald is further survived by one brother, Alfred (Betty) Konitzer of Rudolph; and two sisters, Cecelia (Howard) Frank of Sunnyvale, Calif., and Katherine (John) Frank of Lake Forest, Calif.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two grandsons, Steven Konitzer and Zachary Badker.
Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Auburndale with the Rev. Eric Linzmaier officiating. Judy Meyer, along with St. Mary's Funeral Choir, will provide the music. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery
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Record added: Oct 17, 2010
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