Karen Blanchard

June 9, 1951 – April 27, 2012

Karen Blanchard of Waukesha passed away unexpectedly after a brief illness Friday, April 27, 2012, at the age of 60. She was born in Monroe on June 9, 1951, the daughter of Alvin and Delva (nee Butts) Blanchard.

She will be sadly missed by her son, Daniel “Danny” J. Cook Jr.; twin sister, Kathy “Smiley” Osvatic; her brother, Ed (Sue) Blanchard; two sisters, Kris (Todd) Moore and Kelly Frank; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Cindy Blanchard Saal; her nephew, Michael Blanchard; and her beloved cocker spaniel, Lisa.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the time of sharing at 7 p.m. Friday, May 4, at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.