Tricounty News

Wilbert A. Konz, 54


Wilbert Konz of Seattle, Wash., died Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Northwest Hospital in Seattle.

Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Pearl Lake with Fr. Ralph Zimmerman officiating. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery.


Wilbert Arnold Konz was born April 6, 1959, in St. Cloud to Elwin and Lorraine (Gulde) Konz. He was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church, and a 1977 graduate of Kimball Area High School. He worked in the computer field, was a member of the Orchid Society, and enjoyed flower gardening.

Wilbert was preceded in death by his parents, infant sister Theresa, and brothers Harlan and Elwin Konz.

He is survived by sisters Rosann (and John “Mic”) Petty of Kimball, Nancy Konz of St. Cloud, Mary Lou Konz of Bloomington, Laura Konz (and Chuck Cole) of Hopkins; nieces Natasha (and Mark) Scott, Jenny (and Joseph) Sadler, and nephew Gary (and Rachel) Petty.

The urn bearer will be John “Mic” Petty, the organist will be Julene Faber-Andrusick, and the arrangements were entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care Burial & Cremation Services of Kimball.