Karen A. Owen

Karen A. Owen was lifted up to heaven on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, at the age of 80. She is survived by her husband, Wallace Owen; her children Theodore Graf, Tamara Sternat, and Glenna and Herman Pockelwald; her grandchildren Britni Grosenick, Barrie Graf, and Caleb Graf; her brother Fred (Carla) Kinkel; and her stepdaughters Holly Owen of California and Jane Owen of West Bend.

She was preceded in death by her husband Barry Graf, and her parents, Fritz and Glenna Kinkel. Further survived by other relatives and friends.

Karen was an elementary school teacher at Pleasant View in Mapleton and a school in Ixonia. She was a lifelong member of St. Catherine’s of Alexandria where she taught catechism. She also belonged to Schoenstatt. Karen loved to garden, was at peace with her faith, and was a great friend to all.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church of Alexandria, W359-N8512 Brown St., Oconomowoc. In lieu of flowers, memorials to St. Vincent De Paul are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services, 121 S. Cross St., Oconomowoc, is serving the family.

For more information, call 262-567-4459 or visit www.schmidtandbartelt.com.