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Karen M. Wilcox

March 24, 1943 November 26, 2018
Karen M. Wilcox
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Obituary for Karen M. Wilcox

Karen M. (Meyer) Wilcox, age 75, of Cornell, WI. passed away Monday, November 26th, 2018 at her home.
She was born on March 24, 1943 the daughter of William Sr. and Madelyn Meyer in Chicago, IL. Karen was raised, attended school, and graduated in Chicago. After graduation she remained in Chicago to work and that's where she met James Wilcox.
Karen and James were united in marriage on June 26, 1965 in Chicago and moved to Cornell, WI shortly after and resided there the remainder of her life.
She loved gardening, sewing, bowling, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Before James passing they enjoyed taking trips to the western states. When she wasn't traveling, Karen was very active in the community, making time to help with girl scouts, boy scouts, and other associations. She attended the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Cornell and also taught CCD there a few years.
Karen is survived by her Children - Susan (Tim Millis) Wilcox of Black River Falls, WI and Robert (Kerry Norr) Wilcox of Spring Grove, IL; Grandchildren - Dustyn (fiancée: Rae Leonard) Simmerman, Wendy (Brett Lewandowski) Simmerman, and Kimbra Norr; Great Grandchildren - Brandon Simmerman and Brody & Trenton Lewandowski; Sister - Judith (Robert) Kruger of Weatherford, TX; also many In-laws, Cousins, Nieces, and Nephews.
She is preceded in death by her Parents; Husband - James; Brother - William Meyer Jr. also several Aunts, Uncles, In-laws, and Cousins.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the Borton-Leiser Funeral Home in Cornell, WI. with Deacon Denis Rivers officiating. Interment will be at the Cornell Cemetery following the service.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. on Saturday at the funeral home.
Express condolences online at www.leiserbortonfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Saturday

1

Dec

11:00 AM 12/1/2018 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 12/1/2018 1:00:00 PM
Borton-Leiser Funeral Home

220 South 7th Street
Cornell, WI 54732

Borton-Leiser Funeral Home
220 South 7th Street Cornell 54732 WI
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

1

Dec

1:00 PM 12/1/2018 1:00:00 PM
Borton-Leiser Funeral Home

220 South 7th Street
Cornell, WI 54732

Officiated by Deacon Dennis Rivers

Borton-Leiser Funeral Home
220 South 7th Street Cornell 54732 WI
United States
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