Fennimore / Prairie du Chien, WI
Linda J. Konichek of Fennimore and formerly of Prairie du Chien passed away on her 69th birthday, Wednesday, August 15, 2018. She was born August 15, 1949 in Prairie du Chien, the daughter of Donald and June (Reinhardt) Hand. Linda married John Konichek, February 3, 1968 at the United Methodist Church in Prairie du Chien. She worked as a cook for several restaurants in the Prairie du Chien area and also in the manufacturing industry for companies such as Monona Wire and Prairie Industries. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, John Konichek of Fennimore, her son John Jr. of Prairie du Chien, daughters, Kimberly (Aaron) Maag of Deadwood, SD, Brenda (Walt) Ready of Prairie du Chien, and Dana Heginger of Fennimore, a brother, Donald Jr. (Vicki) Hand of Prairie du Chien, sisters, Aileen (David) Yager of Prairie du Chien and Kathy Van de Creek both of Prairie du Chien, Laura Knight of Waukon, IA, Janice Hand of South St. Paul, MN, brother in law, LaVern Konichek of Richland Center, eighteen grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Linda was preceded in death by her parents and two grandchildren, Alyssa and Devin.
A memorial gathering will be on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. at the Garrity Funeral Home in Prairie du Chien, WI . www.garrityfuneralhome.com