Lois E. Brockel

POYNETTE – Lois E. Brockel, age 79, of Poynette, passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison.

Lois was born on September 6, 1940 in Boscobel, the daughter of Russell and Gladys (Mercer) Chadwick.  She was married on June 23, 1960 to Gerard “Jerry” Brockel.  Lois had worked for Demco in Madison for 25 years.  She was a member of the Red Hat Society, the Poynette Garden Club, and she was a Master Gardener.  Lois belonged to St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry;  five children, Marty Brockel, Brattleboro, Vermont, Chris (Melody) Brockel, Madison, Carol (Jim) Christenson, Hermantown, MN, Cheryl (David) Breuer, LaCrescent, MN, and Janet Olson, Poynette;  twelve grandchildren; one great-grandchild;  other near relatives and close friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, Stan, Steve, and Tim Chadwick, and son-in-law, Dean Olson.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Poynette, with Fr. Balaraju Eturi officiating.  Inurnment will follow in Hillside Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the church.   The Pflanz Mantey Mendrala Funeral Home, in Poynette, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Wisconsin Stroke Camp Group, 2000 W. Pioneer Pkwy., Suite 16, Peoria, IL 61615,



For information please call 608 742-2126 (Portage, WI) or 608 635-2763 (Poynette, WI)