Helen Theresa Karl


June 15, 1927 - Nov. 22, 2012



WAUKESHA - Helen Theresa Karl of Waukesha passed away peacefully on Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 22, 2012. Born June 15, 1927 in Brooklyn, N.Y., Helen was married for 44 years to Richard H. Karl of Waukesha.


Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Richard H. Karl; daughter, Marie Karl; parents, William and Helen Rodriquez; and sister, Marie Rodriquez.


She will be greatly missed by her children: Richard (Jenny) Karl Jr. of Huntington, W.Va.; Michael (Tim Green) Karl of Wauwatosa and Patrick (Rose) Karl of Waukesha. She is survived by six grandchildren: Aaron, Elena, Doreen, James, Sheila and Matt. She is also survived by 15 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, along with with many nieces and nephews, other relatives and close friends.


A memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m. Dec. 1 at E & R United Church of Christ, 413 Wisconsin Ave.


The family would like to thank all the compassionate staff at Brookfield Regency, Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Seasons Hospice.