Obituary for Karen L. Benz

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Karen L. Benz, 63, of Holmen passed away Thursday, May 24, 2018 at her home. She was born in Madison, Wisconsin on April 10, 1955 to Donald and Jessie (Davis) Jordan. On October 13, 1979 Karen married Donald Benz. They spent over 38 years happily married.
Karen loved every aspect of life. She enjoyed surrounding herself with family and friends, watching her three boys play baseball as they grew, taking trips to NASCAR races, watching the races with her grandson, driving her Camaro, creating beautiful handmade cards and hosting craft parties with her granddaughters.
Karen is survived by her husband, Donald; three sons, Nicholas (Erin) Benz of Onalaska, Todd (Nichole) Benz of Holmen, and Chad (Carin) Benz of Sun Prairie; five grandchildren, Connor, Mallory, Anna, Audrey, and Kirsten; and her mother-in-law, Caroline Benz of Sun Prairie.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her father-in-law, Milton Benz.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Onalaska United Methodist Church, 212 4th Avenue North. Pastor Park Hunter will officiate and the burial will be in Onalaska Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.
The Dickinson Family Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.
Memorials may be given to the Coulee Region Humane Society.
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