Mulder, Theresa H.
Theresa H. Mulder, age 78, of Menasha, passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2013, with her family by her side, at Cherry Meadows in Appleton. On September 25, 1934, Theresa Helen was born in Marshfield, the daughter of the late Joseph and Alma (Pike) Binder. Theresa married the love of her life, Richard Mulder Jr., on October 1, 1955, in Mosinee.
Theresa enjoyed traveling, going out west and viewing the scenery, camping, watching TV, reading poetry and embroidering. She loved doing all of these things with her family, but spending time with her grandchildren was her favorite. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Menasha and expressed great faith. Theresa loved to bake and made a lot of cookies and other goodies to donate to St. Patrick's at Christmas and when they held other special events.
Theresa will be missed by her loving husband of 57 years, Richard; their children: Deborah (John) Konetzke, Diane Mulder, Terese (Joe) Poeschl, Dan Mulder; daughter-in-law: Donna Mulder; grandchildren: Erika Mulder, Kimberly and Sarah Konetzke; Nathan Mulder; her brothers: Ronald Binder and Tom (Janet) Pankratz; brothers-in-law: Henry (Lorna) Mulder and Vernon Haling; and sisters-in-law: Carol Dziak, Charlene (Tom) Dulak, and Sharon Chapman.
She was also preceded in death by her son, David Mulder; two sisters: Anna Wade and Pat O'Brien; brother: Donald Binder; and two sisters-in-law: Annie Haling and Mary Jane McClellan.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, January 10, 2013, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 324 Nicolet Blvd., Menasha, with Fr. Larry Abler officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday evening January 9, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, from 4:00 pm until 7:30 pm with a Prayer Service at 7:30 pm. Visitation will again be on Thursday morning from 9:30 am until the hour of the Mass at the church. Entombment will take place at Shrine of Heaven Mausoleum in Neenah. In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established.
Sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Theresa at our website.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to all of the medical staff from St. Elizabeth's Hospital and Cherry Meadows for their kindness and wonderful care given to Theresa and her family.