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Carol McDonel 05/10/2021

Carol McDonel 05/10/2021

Carol Ann McDonel, age 59, of New Richmond passed away peacefully at her home with family by her side on Monday, May 10, 2021 after a lengthy battle with cancer. She was born the daughter of Gordon and Evelyn (Johnson) Green on June 21, 1961 in New Richmond, WI.  She graduated from New Richmond High School in 1980.  In 1988, she married Gerald “Mac” McDonel at the Green family home in Boardman.  Carol was a wonderful hostess and great cook.  She welcomed all, especially those who were alone on holidays, into her home to celebrate. She is remembered as a loving and devoted wife, sister, mother, grandmother, and aunt. Carol is survived by her husband, Mac McDonel; daughters, Melissa (Curt) Nelson, Molly McDonel; grandchildren, Tim, Tylar, and Tayden; siblings, David (Karen) Green, Ron Green, Eugene Green, Gordon Green, Jr.; in-laws, Becky and Jean Green; many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.  She is preceded in death by her parents, Gordon and Evelyn Green; siblings, Yvonne Langness, DuWayne and Darwin Green; sister-in-law, Sandra Green. A celebration of Carol’s life will be held Saturday, June 26, 2021 from 3-8 pm with a memorial service at 3 pm followed by lighting of laterns at 4 pm, followed by music, food and drinks (1146 Hwy 64 New Richmond). Cremation services provided by Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services.


  • Joy Knutson Posted May 12, 2021 12:13 pm

    Please, let me know service date & time?

  • Jeanine Carlson Posted May 12, 2021 7:57 pm

    So sorry to hear this. Carol was a lovely person. She will be missed.

  • Mary Grupe Posted May 13, 2021 5:23 pm

    so sorry to hear this Mac

  • Denny DJay Metzger Posted May 15, 2021 7:53 pm

    I’m so sorry to hear of Carols passing. She was such an awesome and caring person. I feel blessed getting to know her. Mac, my heart goes out to you and your family, bro.

  • Arden Knapp Posted May 17, 2021 8:41 am

    Sad to hear of the passing of Carol. She was a great lady!

  • Jill McDowell Posted May 21, 2021 10:20 am

    So sorry for your loss Mac. Hoping to hear soon when services will be. Sending thoughts and prayers.

  • Rick & Roxann Brown Posted May 24, 2021 9:44 pm

    So very sorry to hear of Carol’s passing. Our hearts go out to you Mac and family.

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