Karen J. Collins

Karen J. Collins (nee Vorlob), 64, of Waukesha, passed away suddenly Wednesday, April 27, 2011.

She is survived by Joe, her loving husband for 45 years. She was the awesome mother of Jacki (Tim) Russell and Kristie (Joey) Wagner and proud nana of Scott, Brendt and Maddisynn Russell and Damien and Gabrielle Wagner. She is also survived by her sisters, Barbara (Rick) Lemke and Susan (John) Bruchman; nieces, nephews other relatives and friends; and especially her two best friends, Geri and Mary.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the noon funeral service Monday, May 2, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha. Burial will be held at 3 p.m. at Glenview Memorial Gardens in Ixonia.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.

Until We Meet Again