Molly McGinnis
May 22, 1975 - January 8, 2021
Bruce Erickson
Bruce Erickson
Bruce Erickson
Dan Kiel
Brandon Edwards
jake stadler
Paula and mike Morgen
John Riesterer
Skylar
Sandy Vandermoss
kali beyersdorf
Mary Z.
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Appleton, WI 54911
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Molly Margaret McGinnis, 45, passed away while giving birth to her sixth child doing what she loved doing most, being a mom. Born in Appleton, Wisconsin, May 22, 1975 to Bill and Peg McGinnis, Molly was a daughter, sister, mother, aunt, counselor, partner, and friend.   A 1993 graduate of Appleton West H.S., Molly earned…

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Amy Christopherson left a message on February 20, 2021:
We were heartbroken to hear of Molly passing. She had worked with us to provide my son with his special requirements he needed in school. She had a special joy about her that even in the daily struggles made things easier for the students she helped. She is greatly missed by the students she helped and there family’s. Condolences to the family’s of Molly.
Brian Jack left a message on January 18, 2021:
I'm so sorry McGuiness family so sorry. She's with God and Jesus. I'm so sorry Judge n Scooter, Milky was awesome and still will be forever in our hearts. XO BJ
Brittany Boone left a message on January 16, 2021:
We wish to express our deepest condolences to the McGinnis, Larson and Schroeder family. Molly your smile was infectious and your love for helping others will be missed greatly. This world was a better place because of you. May your spirit live on through your children as you rest in enteral peace. The Boone Family
Bruce Erickson left a message on January 16, 2021:
I didn't know Molly as an adult but she was a great kid!
Bruce Erickson left a message on January 16, 2021:
I am so sorry Bruce
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Bruce Erickson left a message on January 16, 2021:
I am so sorry Bruce
Bruce Erickson left a message on January 16, 2021:
I am so sorry Bruce
Jenny (Bergman) Westphal left a message on January 16, 2021:
My heart breaks for your family. I worked with Molly many years ago through teaching. She had infectious smile & love to be a mother. She was amazing with students, parents and staff. Sending my love to your entire family through this difficult time. RIP Molly, you are angel in heaven now.
Michael and Janet Moertl left a message on January 16, 2021:
Our deepest sympathy to the entire family. We were so fortunate to get to know Molly and have her in our lives. She was such a loving ,caring person and a wonderful mother. We will truly miss Molly. Whenever we were together at our home in Northern Wisconsin we always had such a nice time. She was so generous and always brought along a batch of her famous chocolate chip bars. We will have such wonderful memories of her. Ryan's Aunt and Uncle Michael and Janet Moertl
Laurie Schmidt Charlesworth left a message on January 16, 2021:
My condolences to Molly's family and friends. I met Molly (and JP) in the halls of Wentz Hall at UW-La Crosse. In the past 8 years, Molly and I reconnected through a professional development event for special education. It was like no time had passed. Her bright eyes and smile shined as she shared about her family and children. In our last conversation, just a few months ago, she was so excited for the birth of baby Drew. Her spirit will never disappear; I wish all of you peace.
Kathy Bachman left a message on January 15, 2021:
Sending lots of love, thoughts and prayers to Molly's loved ones. Having worked with Molly in the AASD- I saw first hand all the beauty, goodness, and kindness she continually extended to all ♥️🙏
Dan Kiel left a message on January 15, 2021:
My sympathies to the family. You are in my prayers.
Anita Clarke left a message on January 15, 2021:
That beautiful smile and her infectious laugh graced the halls of Roosevelt MS. You made the world a better place Molly, and we are so grateful for having known you. Our hearts are broken for you, your children, and family who love you so dearly.
Brandon Edwards left a message on January 15, 2021:
My deepest sympathies to Ryan, Maisy, Drew, and the McGinnis family.
jake stadler left a message on January 15, 2021:
In memory of Molly McGinnis, jake stadler lit a candle
jake stadler left a message on January 15, 2021:
I am so so very sad to see her go and god bless her family they were the nicest people that I could ever meet. god bless
Jim Larson left a message on January 15, 2021:
I am so sad to hear this. Molly was one of my students in the School Psychology Program at UW-Whitewater. Her smile brightened every room and her skills were a gift to children everywhere. My thoughts are with you.
Paula and mike Morgen left a message on January 14, 2021:
So very sorry for your loss of this beautiful soul! Our hearts are heavy for you.
Jenn and Jesse Lenz left a message on January 14, 2021:
So sad to here of Molly’s passing! She was such a wonderful person. Sending prayers to your entire family during this difficult time.
Nicole Foth left a message on January 14, 2021:
Lindsey and family - we are so deeply sorry for your loss. Knowing the amazing person you are, we can only imagine your mom was just as wonderful. We are thinking of you all and sending wishes for moments of comfort during this incredibly difficult time. - Nicole and the Dairy Queen team
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Bill OBrien left a message on January 14, 2021:
Bill, Peg and Family There are no words but heartfelt wishes and healing thoughts and all are sent to each of you at this most difficult time. I pray your precious memories of Molly will comfort you now and in the years ahead. Please accept my deepest sympathy. Sincerely Bill OBrien
John Riesterer left a message on January 13, 2021:
In memory of Molly McGinnis, John Riesterer lit a candle
Kenneth Vander Heiden left a message on January 13, 2021:
Condolences and prayers coming your way, sorry for your loss.
Missy Holz left a message on January 13, 2021:
Our sincerest condolences and prayers for you all during this difficult time from the Holz Family. I was a student of Bill at Appleton East and Ryan coached our son in Baseball at Kimberly. Hope you can feel the love being sent your way!!
Mike Metcalf left a message on January 13, 2021:
Brian and Bill and family - so sorry for your loss.
Skylar left a message on January 13, 2021:
Hi, I go to little chute highschool and I knew Molly for a little while. She was ana amazing person and she tried so hard to make me feel included after my mom died. I'm so sorry for your loss and i hope that Drew gets better.
Terri McCall Burkham left a message on January 13, 2021:
I knew Molly on a professional level and as a friend. I trusted and admired her as a professional. She was a bright light in the world spreading warmth, love and joy. Molly will be missed and remembered with great fondness and love.
Judy Lange left a message on January 13, 2021:
My heart goes out to all the family of Molly. I worked with Molly in the school system in Appleton and she was always invested with the children she worked with to do the best for them. She was truly a most positive person with a bright smile and warm ❤️
Sandy Vandermoss left a message on January 13, 2021:
In memory of Molly McGinnis, Sandy Vandermoss lit a candle
kali beyersdorf left a message on January 12, 2021:
In memory of Molly McGinnis, kali beyersdorf lit a candle
Mary Z. left a message on January 12, 2021:
I only knew Molly through passing her in the hallways at school where we worked. Always a smile on her face. I'm truly sorry for a bright light in this world taken far too soon.
Skeeter Abrahamson left a message on January 12, 2021:
So sorry for your loss :(
Brian Withrow left a message on January 12, 2021:
Molly was such a kind soul. She brightened the most dark days for not only my daughter, but many at Little Chute. My condolences go out to the family. RIP
Kitty Groves left a message on January 12, 2021:
My deepest sympathy to Ryan and family members of Molly. I could tell she had a beautiful soul from the moment I met her. I will never forget that day but I will forever cherish seeing that beautiful baby that you brought into this world. I know you are looking down on him with the greatest joy.
Judy and Bud Koehnke left a message on January 12, 2021:
Dear Bill and Peg. We are so sorry to hear of your daughters passing. God welcomes her with open arms. Bless you all
Bethany Abrahamson left a message on January 12, 2021:
In memory of Molly McGinnis, Bethany Abrahamson lit a candle
Amy left a message on January 12, 2021:
Molly helped my daughter so much, words can’t express how grateful I am to her and the condolences I feel for you all right now. What a beautiful person she was inside and outside. God please help this family heal Love Amy Vanasten
Melissa Cust left a message on January 12, 2021:
Molly was beautiful inside and out. Before I worked with Molly, and had her daughter in my class, our daughters played softball together. I remember being amazed by her beautiful smile and patience keeping 3 little ones fed, happy, and entertained during practices and games. She was an amazing mom and woman and I am so thankful to have known her. Praying for her precious children and all those that loved her.
Leigh Walske left a message on January 12, 2021:
I would like to express my sincere condolences. I did not have the opportunity to meet Molly. However, I was fortunate to hear many wonderful things about her from her sister, and my good friend, Kelly. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Brian Anderson left a message on January 12, 2021:
Molly was a wonderful human being and a consummate professional. So many have grown through her presence; so many will miss her. May her family and friends find peace.
Peace of mind is a call away. We're here when you need us most.
Brian Anderson left a message on January 12, 2021:
Molly was a wonderful human being and a consummate professional. So many have grown through her presence; so many will miss her. May her family and friends find peace.
Amanda Van De Yacht left a message on January 12, 2021:
I had the honor of working with Molly in Little Chute. One of my favorite Molly memories was on Bring Your Daughter to Work day. She was running her girls' group. alongside two of her own children. She got wind that my daughter was with me in the building that day and just added her right to the mix of all of those other kids making slime. There she was, elbow deep in sticky, blue slime, with shouting students all around her. She just looked up at me, smiled, and told me she would bring my kid back when she was done. My daughter didn't stop talking about that sweet lady and her really nice kids, and she kept that special "school slime" for months. That was Molly; she made a sticky, difficult situation seem easier with her good nature and her smile. She will be missed!
Tom Herrmann left a message on January 12, 2021:
Bill, Peg and the entire family...My heart breaks for your loss. Sending love, prayers and peace your way.
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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