Joseph Patrick Karoses

The Lord has called Joseph Patrick Karoses home at the age of 56.

He was deeply loved by his family and friends.

Joe Pat was born on March 18, 1950, the son of Joseph and Bernice (Volz) Karoses.

Survivors include his wife, Susan (Kahut) Karoses; his mother, Bernice Karoses; his children, Joseph IV (Margaret), Justin (Shawna) and Jill (Ryan Kohn); his grandchildren, Joey and Alex, Emily and Mason and baby to be (Jill and Ryan’s); his sisters and brothers, Judy (Jim) Valesky, Jeff Karoses, Jean (Bruce) Caldwell, Jane (Steve) Weinfurter, Janis (James) Rinas, Janene Mielke, Jay (Eve) Karoses and Terry Mielke; his sisters-in-law, Robyn (Tim) Ewing and Sandy (Pat) Nickel; his nieces and nephews, Lynn (Rob) Reinke, Carrie (Tim) Uselding, Nicki and Val Karoses, Brian and Robbie Weinfurter, Chad, Casey and Cody Rinas, Josh (Nicole) Fettig, Bradley and Ashley Mielke, Andrena Karoses, Melody Ewing, John (Lori) Ewing, Aaron (Nicki) Ewing and Matthew Nickel; his great-nieces and great-nephews, Logan and Colleen Reinke, Lexie and Lindsay Uselding, Trayton and Kayla Karoses, James Dean and Kailie Fettig, Isabella Ewing and Spencer and Lauren Ewing, and a very close friend, Don Deering.

Preceding Joe Pat in death were his father Joseph; his grandmother, Irene Karoses; his brother, Jacky A. Karoses; his parents-in-law, Paul and Ester Kahut; his sisters-in-law, Carol Karoses and Melody Kahut; his brothers-in-law, Peter and Pauly Kahut; and his nephews, Michael Nickel and Dustin Rinas.

Joe Pat enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening, and his favorite time was spent with his loving children and grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Aug. 31, at 7 p.m. at the Twohig Funeral Home, Camp-bellsport.

Visitation at the funeral home will be Thursday from 4 p.m.until time of services,

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated.