Marcel J. Daniel, 60
May 28, 1955 May 22, 2016

Marcel J. Daniel, 60 Marcel J. Daniel, 60, of West Bend, died unexpectedly Sunday, May 22, 2016, at his residence. He was born May 28, 1955, in Milwaukee to Edward and Ruth (nee Rosynek) Daniel and married Karen T. Kroll on June 28, 1974 in Milwaukee.

Marcel worked at Jorgenson Conveyer for more than 15 years and prior to his retirement he worked at Super Steel for five years. He enjoyed telling corny jokes, sometimes to total strangers, and liked to show up unexpectedly. To many of his friends he was known as Vegas or Marcelvis. Marcel had a passion for old cars and enjoyed working on them and was an avid Green Bay Packers fan. He loved watching movies and would often go to the Marcus Theater for their $5 Tuesday special.

Marcel loved and was very proud of his family. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren and with his loyal dog, Topo.

Marcel is survived by his wife of 41 years, Karen; three children, Edward John (Stacey Briemon) of West Bend, Nicole May Daniel of West Bend and Jason Marcel (Katie Wolf) of West Bend; and grandkids and great-grandkids. He is further survived by his siblings, Kathy (Ron) Howard, Judy (Al) McMahon, Barbara (Ray) Gradecki, Gregory (Debbie) Daniel and Patricia Daniel; his mother-in-law, Joan Kroll; brothers-and-sisters-in-law, Jennifer Kroll, Dale (Lynn) Kroll, Jeanne (Jim) Ebert, Carol (Rod) Bedord, Danny (Tracy) Kroll, Cindy Kroll and David (Julie) Kroll; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Marcel is preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Ruth Daniel; his father-in-law, John Kroll; a sister-in-law, Kathy Gapinski; and a brother-in-law, Dean Kroll.

A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, May 27, at the Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend with the Rev. Werner Wolf officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends from 3-4:45 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family.

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