Annette Marie Atwater

Jan. 28, 1942 Ė Jan. 31, 2010

Annette Marie (nee Smullen), of Wales, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010, at the age of 68 years.

She was born Jan. 28, 1942 in Wisconsin Rapids.

She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Duane, as well as her children, Cheryl, Debra (David) Thomas and David (Kelly) and Jeff (Kristen) Atwater.

She was the proud grandmother of Christopher, Alyssa, Tammie, Jacob, Jesse, Joshua, Carl, Kyle, Matthew, Tanya, Abbey, Brianna, Dylan, Thomas, Timothy, Danielle and John; and great-grandmother of Brayden, Cameron and Lyric.

She is further survived by her brothers, James, Bill (Kathy), George (Lori) and Peter (Linda) Smullen; and brothers- and sisters-in law Bernard (Karen), Richard (Maureen), Douglas (Patricia), Donald (Robin) and Joseph (Susan) Atwater. Annette is also loved and survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, February 4, at St. Paulís Catholic Church (on the corner highways 83 and D), Genesee Depot. Mass of Christian burial at 12:30 p.m. Interment to follow at St. Paulís Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials the Haiti relief efforts appreciated.

Church and Chapel, Ritter-Larsen Bros., is serving the family. For information, call 549-0659 or for online obits, condolences, directions, visit the Web at