Connie Bienzen

Bienzen, Connie

Connie J. Bienzen, 83, Green Bay, died Thursday, March 20, 2014, after a short illness. She was born June 11, 1930, to the late Kenneth and Elizabeth (Murphy) Tedford. Connie graduated from St. Joseph Academy. She had been employed at Pauly Cheese Co. until her retirement. Connie loved her dogs and all animals. She enjoyed fishing, bowling, golfing, and playing cards with her friends.

Survivors include her special friend, Sharon Gajeski; a brother and sister-in-law, Gene and Gloria Tedford; a sister and brother-in-law, Jackie and Darrell Rhoades, all of Green Bay; nephews and nieces, Jerry Rhoades, Suamico; David (Mary) Rhoades, Oconto Falls; Rick (Debby) Rhoades, Fort Collins, CO; Tom Tedford, Green Bay; Ken (Kristy) Tedford, Green Bay; Scott Tedford, Green Bay; and Julie (Allen) Clark, Pelican Lake.

Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 25, at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St. A Funeral Service will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with Rev. Ralph Merkatoris officiating. Entombment will be in Shrine of the Good Shepherd Mausoleum. To send on-line condolences visit

The family wishes to thank Dr. Jaslowski, Dr. Leenstra, and Unity Hospice for all the special care given to Connie.

Funeral Home

Proko Wall Funeral Home
1630 East Mason Street Green Bay, WI 54302

Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Mar. 21 to Mar. 25, 2014