Charitee B. McKenna

Charitee B. McKenna, 76, of Cecil, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024. at St. Vincent Hospital, Green Bay, with her family by her side.

She was born on March 7, 1947, in Gillett, daughter of the late Walter and Nora (Dumke) Braun. Charitee was a graduate of Gillett High School with the class of 1965. On March 11, 1999, she married Joseph McKenna. Charitee enjoyed going to the casino and being outdoors, especially collecting rocks. She was a friend and confidant to everybody she met.

Survivors include her husband, Joseph McKenna, Cecil; six children, Kory (Mitch) Severson, Sussex, Douglas (fiancée Stephanie) Trapp, New Berlin, Jack McKenna, Milwaukee, Scott (Heidi) McKenna, Germantown, Kent (fiancée Alison) McKenna, Richfield, and Matt (fiancée Mandy) McKenna, Germantown; 10 grandchildren, Nikki (fiancé Mitch) Severson, Mike (Nicole) Severson, Kaylen (Zach) Mathe, Elaina Trapp, Tyler Trapp, Dane, Tanner, Brynn McKenna, Tyler and Hayley McKenna; one great-grandson, James Mathe; one sister, Muriel Wilke, Underhill; three brothers-in-law, Tom (Carol) McKenna, Jim (Sandra) McKenna and Dennis McKenna; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Nora Braun; brothers and sisters, Harold (Eleanor) Braun, Virginia (Ed) Patzer, Lulabelle (Leon) Drath, Buddy Braun and Charmaine (Dave) Stewart.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of services at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024, at Hillside Assembly of God, 5890 State Highway 22, Gillett, with burial of her cremated remains to follow at Wanderers Rest Cemetery, Gillett.

Expressions of sympathy, memories and photos may be shared with Charitee’s family on her tribute page at

The Kuehl Funeral Home, 108 E. Main St., Gillett, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.