Marcel J. Daniel age 60 of West Bend died unexpectedly on 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 over 15 years and prior to his retirement he worked at Super Steel for 5 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 Packer 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, 3 children: Edward John (Stacey Briemon) of West Bend, Nicole May Daniel of West Bend and Jason Marcel (Katie Wolf) of West Bend, 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-in-law 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 and 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 Friday, May 27, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. at the Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend with Rev. Werner Wolf officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends on Friday, at the funeral home from 3:00 p.m. until 4:45 p.m.