Karen Ellen Groth (nee Jones)

Dec. 27 1940 June 13, 2014

Karen Ellen Groth (nee Jones) was born December 27, 1940, in Pewaukee, and died unexpectedly at Waukesha Memorial Hospital on June 13, 2014.

Karen is loved and survived by her mother, Helen Jones, and preceded in death by her father, Alvin Jones.

Karen was the loving sister to Kathy and Fred Stowe, Cheryl and Jim Poulter and Alvin and Nancy Jones. Karen was the beloved mother to Richard Groth Jr., Pam Maas, Christine Omdoll and Cindy Groth. She was the loving grandmother of Belinda Latham, Nina Basulto, Savannah Fox, Samantha Fox, Marissa Groth and Richard Huber. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren, Dylan, Lucas, Aubriana, Braeden, Kaylin, Anthony, and one more on the way; as well as many other family and friends.

Karen was also preceded in death by her former husband, Richard A. Groth Sr.

Karen worked for Waukesha County Department of Health and Human Services for 20 years and retired in May 2000.

An informal gathering for family and friends will be held on Thursday, June 19, at Prairie Home Cemetery from 12 noon until 2 pm.