Joseph F. “Smokey” Konkol, 90, Portage County Home, formerly of Lake Thomas Road in the town of Stockton, died Saturday, Oct. 14, 2000, at the Portage County Home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Fancher, with the Rev. Robert Pedretti officiating. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Jungers-Holly Funeral Home in Amherst and from 10 a.m. Monday at the church until the services. A rosary service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Mr. Konkol was born March 18, 1910, in the town of Stockton, a son of the late Joseph and Frances (Piotrowski) Konkol.
He was married to Regina Kenowski on Aug. 10, 1963, at St. Mary of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Fancher. She died Jan. 9, 1980.
He lived on the homestead farm near Fancher all his life. He worked for the Portage County Highway Department for nine years, Joerns Furniture for six years and the town of Stockton dump for three years.
He was a member of St. Mary of Mount Carmel Catholic Church and its Holy Name Society.
Survivors include four sisters, Agnes Bannach, West Allis, Sue Lovely and Rose Richter, both of Milwaukee, and Verna Schultz, Greenfield; nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by five brothers and four sisters.