Allen A. Konrath,
A. Konrath, age 84, of Allenton, died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at Cedar
Ridge. He was born June 30, 1929 to Joseph and Loretta (nee Ruf) Konrath
in Milwaukee. They moved to Allenton shortly after his birth.
Allen graduated from West Bend High School in 1947 and worked as a
painter until he was inducted in the U.S Army. He proudly served his
country in the Korean War. Upon his return he married Margaret Moser on
July 25, 1953, at Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Nenno. He started
Konrath Painting and Riveredge Laundry.
He was very involved in the Allenton community. Allen served on the
initial Allenton Sanitary Commission and was a member of the Allenton
Area Advancement Association. He was a very active member of the Fohl-Martin
Post 483 American Legion in Allenton and was a long time member of the
Allenton Fire Department, serving as the fire chief from 1962 until
Allen had a dear love of John Deere tractors and enjoyed making maple
Allen is survived by his wife of 60 years, Margaret; six children, Gary
(Carrie) Konrath, Paul (Roxanne) Konrath, Jeff Konrath, Cheryl (Steve)
Vogt, Steve (Carol) Konrath and Andrew Konrath; six grandchildren,
Kristen (Jason) Heinecke, Jamie (Martin Jr.) Harris, Katalin Vogt, Jared
Vogt, Garrett Konrath and Carlene Konrath; and three
great-grandchildren, Breanne and Bristol Harris and Ashley Heinecke. He
is further survived by his brother Lloyd (Patricia) Konrath, brothers
in- law and sistersin- law: Dorothy Konrath, Delores Bodden, Veronica
Gindt and Mary Rose Thull and nieces, nephews and other relatives and
He is preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Loretta Konrath, twin
sons at birth, his sister Annabelle (Vincent) Moser, his brother Hubert
Konrath and brothers- in-law and sisters-in-law: Victor (Cyrilla) Moser,
Valeria (Ewald) Wolf, Leo Bodden, Gilbert (Lucina) Moser, Gilbert Gindt,
Clarice (Herman) Theisen, Edmund Thull and Janet Moser.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at 1:30
p.m. at Resurrection Catholic Church in Allenton with the Rev. Richard
Stoffel presiding. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery. The
visitation will be Friday, at the church only from 10 a.m.-1:15 p.m.
Allen was grateful to have participated in the Stars and Stripes Honor
Flight three weeks ago. We ask that in lieu of flowers you please
consider making a memorial donation to the Stars and Stripes Honor
Flight in Allenís name so others can enjoy this wonderful trip.
We would like to extend a heartfelt Thank You to the West Bend Fire
Department Rescue Squad, the West Bend Police Department, and the staff
at Cedar Ridge.
The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family.
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