Karen M. Stanek, 79 of Elkhorn, WI, passed away on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at her home. She was born September 15, 1942 in Chicago, IL, the daughter of Walter and Rose (Sanders) Zeeb. Karen was united in marriage to Raymond P. Stanek on May 18, 1963 in Northlake, IL. She was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church of Elkhorn, WI. Karen enjoyed playing cards, reading and crocheting. She loved to take walks outside. Karen was a loving and devoted wife, Mom and Nana.
Karen is survived by her five children; Robyn Howler of Elkhorn, WI, Raymond (Loni) Stanek of Oconomowoc, WI, Matthew Stanek of Williams Bay, WI, Monica (James) Biewer of Inverness, IL and Marc (Cynthia) Stanek of Williams Bay, WI, eight grandchildren; Kaitlyn Bliss, James (Alexandra) Biewer, Jessica Biewer, Austin Stanek, Gage Stanek, Kalie Stanek, Mattison Stanek and Teagan Stanek, ten siblings; Janet (Daniel) Sass, Suzanne Zeeb, Walter (Kathy) Zeeb, Rosemary Zeeb, Betty Oppenheimer, Mary Bulthuis, Pamela (Randy) Krawiec, Patricia Zeeb, Richard (Gail) Zeeb and Steven (Barbara) Zeeb, many nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, loving husband of 58 years, Raymond, son-in-law, Walter Howler, daughter-in-law, Tracy Stanek and sister, Barbara Murray.
Memorial Mass will be 11:00AM on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 107 W. Walworth St. Elkhorn, WI, with Father Oriol officiating. Visitation will be 10:00AM until service time Wednesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be directed to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church. Online guest book at www.haaselockwoodfhs.com. Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory completed arrangements for the Stanek Family.
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St. Patrick's Catholic Church
107 W. Walworth St., Elkhorn WI 53121