Karol Keppen

Obituary of Karol Sue Keppen

Karol S Keppen, age 82, of Palmyra passed away on November 10, 2019. She was born December 30, 1936 in Waukesha the daughter of William and Gladys (Joliffe) Stover.  Karol was a graduate of Palmyra High School and married the love of her life, Gerald R. Keppen on June 25, 1955. He preceded her in death on June 6, 2014. Karol loved her family, gardening and going out for breakfast with friends.


She is survived by her daughters Eileen Slak, Fort Atkinson, WI and Kathy Mowatt, Missouri City, TX. She is also survived by 2 grandchildren: Steven (Jennifer) Slak and Theresa (Doug) Blazek and 3 great grandchildren: Evalynn Taylor, Hannah and Hailey Slak, and a sister Deborah Stover. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a brother, Richard Stover and grandson, Tyler Slak.


The family would like to thank the staff at Wellington Place in Fort Atkinson and Rainbow Hospice for taking care of Karol in her final days.


A private celebration of Karol’s life for family and friends will take place on Saturday, November 16th at 2:00 p.m.


In lieu of flowers the family asks that you make a donation to Rainbow Hospice in Karol’s name; Rainbow Hospice, 147 West Rockwell St, Jefferson, WI 53549 or at www.RainbowHospiceCare.org.


Nitardy Funeral Home in Fort Atkinson is assisting the family with arrangements.


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