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John "Bud" Jr. Konkel

Born in Milwaukee, WI on Aug 02, 1935

Died on Mar 27, 2017 and resided in Stiles, WI

John “Bud” Konkel Jr., 81, Stiles, died suddenly of natural causes at home Monday morning, March 27, 2017.  He was born August 2, 1935 in Milwaukee to John and Lorraine (Prahl) Konkel Sr.  As a young boy he moved with his family to the Stiles area where he attended school.  As a young man he served in the US Air Force and was stationed in Germany and Little Rock, AR.

He married Eileen Moore and they had children together.  On July 12, 1989 he married Barbara Cowie-Roberts in Oconto.  John was employed for many years at Badger Northland in Kaukauna from where he retired.  He was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Stiles.  John enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and following all of Wisconsin’s sports teams.

Survivors are his wife Barb Konkel; children, Ted (Renee) DuPrey, John (Julie) Konkel, Vicki Konkel, Wanda Younger, Johnny (Denise) Roberts, daughter-in-law, Penny Roberts; 15 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren; three brothers, Joe (Darlene) Konkel, Richard Konkel and Mike (Joanne) Konkel; 10 sisters, Theresa DePow, Rose Porath, Lorraine “Peg” Wickman, Marge Krumpos, Irene (Doug) Rymer, Kathie Wegner, Joanne (Ray) Talbot, Carole Konkel, Leona “Pat” (Bob) Rockteschel and Maryann (Keith) Jenquin; his Pomeranian puppy, Sassy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother George Konkel, one sister Annie Lierman and other family members.

Visitation will be held after 9am Saturday, April 1, 2017 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Stiles until the time of service.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11am Saturday at the church with Fr. Bob Karuhn officiating.  Burial will follow in Oconto Catholic Cemetery.


Mass of Christian Burial: Saturday Apr 1, 2017, 11am Saturday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church

Visitation: Saturday Apr 1, 2017, after 9am Saturday until time of service at St. Patrick's Catholic Church

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