Debbie Kannel-Howard


2:00pm - 6:00pm
Freedom Park

Prescott WI, 54021

Debbie Mae Kannel-Howard, age 63 of Ellsworth, died on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at Prescott Nursing and Rehab. Debbie was born to Marvin and Ina (Howard) Burman on July 29, 1959 in Minneapolis, MN. Debbie attended South High School graduating with the class of 1977. She went on to get a 2-year degree in Nursing becoming an LPN. Debbie’s life was blessed with one son, Ryan.

Debbie was extremely proud of growing up as what she would call half-city and half-farm. She would spend many summers in Oklee, MN on a family farm. One of Debbie’s greatest achievements was becoming a nurse and obtaining a job in Colorado. She was also very fond of crocheting, and needlework/embroidery giving many gifts over the years to family and friends. Debbie was also a very talented artist and enjoyed drawing. Debbie also had a large Garfield collection with over 200 different Garfield the Cat collectables.

Debbie is survived by her son Ryan; siblings: Lynn Burman, Violet Finkleson (Lin D Ann Burman), and Wendy Stauffacher; and other Burman family: John Sodeburg, David Stauffacher and Rebecca Stone; cousin: Lloyd Howard along with numerus aunts, uncles and cousins; and special friends: Tom & Beth Hofmeister and family. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband: Steven John Kannel, parents: Marvin and Ina, and brother-in-law, Daryl Finkleson, and sister-in-law, Dawn Burman.

A Celebration of Life will be from 2:00pm to 6:00pm on Sunday, October 2, 2022 at Freedom Park: 200 Monroe St. Prescott, WI 54021.

Services entrusted to O’Connell Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Prescott,, 715-262-5404


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