Patte M. O’Connell, New London, WI passed away on Sunday, December 21, 2014.
She was born in New London, WI, daughter of the late Daniel and Alice (Popke) O’Connell. Patte graduated from New London High School and UW Oshkosh. She went on to teach first and second grade and specialized reading in the Milwaukee Public School System. She was an avid swimmer and an active volunteer at the Mosquito Hill Nature Center, New London, WI.
Patte is survived by her brother Tom (Patti) O’Connell, New London; nieces, Mary Ellen Buckley, Jean Buckley (Michael Thompson) and a grandniece, Hailey Thompson. It was Patte’s wish to have no funeral service. Please send memorials to the Mosquito Hill Nature Center (N3880 Rogers Road, New London, WI 54961). The Cline & Hanson Funeral Home in New London is serving the family. www.clinehansonfuneralhome.com