Karlene J. McConnell

Karlene J. McConnell, 71, of Sandusky and formerly Bellevue, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at Firelands Regional Medical Center, Sandusky.

She was born April 10, 1942, in Bellevue, to Carl O. and Helen (Martin) Weber.

She is survived by her husband, Robert McConnell whom she married March 11, 1967, in Bellevue; nine children, Michael (Theresa) McConnell of Austin, Texas, Michelle McConnell of Sandusky, Gerald (Lynn) Sams, Robin (Earl) Bean, and Frank McConnell, all of Bellevue, and Diane (Ben) Crawford, Boyce (Robyn) McConnell, Phillip (Mary) McConnell, and Robert (Chris) McConnell Jr., all of Fostoria; 23 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; two brothers, James (Betty) Weber of Bellevue and Jack (Alba) Weber of Sandusky; and a sister, JaneAnn (Brad) Brown of Lima.

Visitation is 2-8 p.m. today, Feb. 14, 2014, at Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue.

Her funeral will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.