Adela M. Krell, 95
June 16, 1920 — Feb. 13, 2016

Adela M. Krell, 95 Adela M. Krell (nee Mueller), 95, of West Bend, died Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, at Ivy Manor. She was born June 16, 1920, in Barton to Alvin and Margaret (nee Marx) Mueller and married Constantine B. Krell on June 28, 1941, at St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Church in Barton. Constantine preceded her in death Jan. 7, 2004.

Following their marriage, Constantine and Adela lived on the Krell homestead in the town of Farmington until 1955. They then lived near Little Green Lake until retiring from dairy farming in 1977 when they moved to Newburg. Adela enjoyed attending daily Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. She was a member of the Christian Women at Holy Trinity and often volunteered at church. She loved doing crafts and for a number of years she painted ceramics. Adela enjoyed going to church dinners, playing bingo and sheepshead, and visiting the casinos.

Adela is survived by her three children, Marie (Vernon) Jacoby of West Bend, Theresa Berend of Newburg and Donald (Sharon) Krell of West Bend; six grandchildren, Steven (Debra) Jacoby, Brian (Cathy) Jacoby, Christine (Clint) Ragan, Michele (David) Clingan, Randy (Jill) Krell and Craig (Audrey) Krell; 18 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren, with another great-great-grandchild expected in the first week of July. She is further survived by her brother, Robert (Eileen) Mueller of West Bend, and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Adela is preceded in death by her parents, Alvin and Margaret Mueller; her husband, Constantine Krell; two brothers, Norbert and Raymond Mueller; two sisters, Marcella Wiedmeyer and Anna Primas; and a son-in-law, Robert Berend.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Newburg with the Rev. Kevin Kowalske presiding. Burial will follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery. The family will greet relatives and friends only from 9-10:45 a.m. Saturday at the church. Masses or memorials to Holy Trinity Parish are appreciated.

We would like to extend a special and heartfelt thank you to Dr. Mosley and his nurse Jane, the caregivers at Ivy Manor and the nurses at Serenity Hospice Care for the kind and compassionate care given to Adela.

The Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences are available at