Tania Troncoso-Karrels, 53

Tania Victoria Troncoso-Karrels, 52, was surrounded by her loving family when she was born to eternal life on Saturday, June 12, 2010.

She was born March 31, 1958, in Cartagena, Colombia, S.A., the daughter of Tomas and Myrna (nee Calvo) Troncoso.

Tania worked at Broan until her illness would no longer allow. She then enjoyed volunteering at St. Kilian's Library.

Beloved wife of Gregory Karrels, loving mother of Jonathon (Erin) and Anamaria Karrels; dear daughter of Myrna (the late Tomas) Troncoso; best friend and sister of Rosa (Robert) Hock, Alexandra (Jeff) Broeske, and Tommy (Jessica Kleiman) Troncoso. Also survived by nieces, nephews, and in-laws.

Family will receive relatives and friends from 5- 7 p.m. on Monday, June 21, at the Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home.

Memorial Service will follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

The Rev. David LaPlante will officiate. Private interment.

The Berndt-Ledesma Funeral Home is serving the family.