Bronis F. Konkol, 86, formerly of the town of Stockton, died Wednesday July 21, 1999, at River Pines Health Care Center. He was in ill health the past few months.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 24, at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Catholic Church with the Rev. Robert Pedretti officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Jungers-Holly Funeral Home in Amherst and from 9 a.m. Saturday until the services at the church. St. Mary of Mount Carmel Holy Name Society, of which he was a lifetime member, will conduct a vigil at the funeral home at 7 p.m. Friday.
Mr. Konkol was born June 1, 1913, in the town of Buena Vista, a son of the late Alex and Barbara (Glodowski) Konkol. He farmed all his life on the family homestead in Buena Vista, retiring from farming in 1976 and moving to his Amherst address.
He was married to the former Kinga Pionkowski on Oct. 26, 1938, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Polonia. She died Nov. 11, 1984.
Survivors include five sons, Glenn (Sandy), Amherst, Ronald (Cathy), Sullivan, David (Marilyn), Amherst, Robert (Gerri), Amherst, and Joseph, Amherst Junction; five daughters, Josephine (Norbert) Simcakoski, Stevens Point, Arlene (Donald) Sommers, Plover, Jeannie (Michael) Trebatoski, Stevens Point, Bernice (Dennis) Wojtalewicz, Stevens Point, and Delphine Konkol, Rudolph; two brothers, Florian (Grace) Milwaukee, and Raymond (Loretta), Kansasville; three sisters, Regina Yenter, Amherst, Gertrude (Clem) Szopinski, New Berlin, and Bridget (Pete) Jazdzewski , Stevens Point; one stepsister, Angeline Chojnacki, Milwaukee; 23 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Besides his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two children, two grandchildren, two brothers, one sister, stepbrothers and stepsisters.