Karen Ann Eckola
January 8, 1936 - March 25, 2016
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All Saints Episcopal Church
100 N. Drew Street
Appleton, WI 54911
Friday 4/1, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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All Saints Episcopal Church
100 N. Drew Street
Appleton, WI 54911
Friday 4/1, 11:00 am
Dale Union Cemetery
Saturday 3/26
Wichmann Funeral Home
537 N. Superior Street
Appleton, WI 54911
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Karen Eckola, age 80 Appleton, passed away at the ThedaCare Hospice Residence on Good Friday morning, March 25, 2016. She was surrounded by her loving family. Karen was born in Hancock, Michigan, on January 8, 1936, daughter of the late Mervin and Bertha (Antilla) Oswald. She attended high school in Crystal Falls, Michigan. There she…

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David Boyd left a message on July 1, 2016:
John & Kathy, Very sorry to learn of your mom's passing. She was one of the very best! I have nothing but fond memories of your mom. Best wishes to all of you. Sincerely, David Boyd
Nancy McGuire left a message on May 12, 2016:
Karen and her family lived next door to our family for over fifty years. My husband,John,and I stopped to visit at her house in December of 2013 after my sister,Kay, died. Karen's home was decorated for the holidays and was warm and cozy. She was funny and we laughed and cried while reminiscing about the past. She was always very supportive, helped my elderly mother, and was a good friend to our family. Lots of great memories. I will miss her. Hi to all her kids and families.
Esther (Maki) Berger left a message on April 8, 2016:
So sorry to hear about our classmate and friend, Karen. During class reunions, enjoyed getting together with Karen and hearing about her trip to Finland and comparing notes. Our sympathies to her family and to her sister, Jean. God Bless.
Mindy Karow left a message on March 29, 2016:
Don & my thoughts are with all of Karen's family at this time. Karen was an amazing woman. Strong in character and humility, she gave so much to so many. Anyone that met Karen, even just once, walked away knowing that they just met one of God's Best Creations! Karen, thank you for being my neighbor, my friend and kind ear whenever I needed someone to chat with. You will forever be in our hearts.
Lisa Cordner left a message on March 29, 2016:
Bob - We were so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother. Our deepest sympathy and prayers are with you and your family. Your mother will forever remain in your hearts and shine down upon you from up above. God Bless you all.
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Kathy Moderson left a message on March 29, 2016:
Ted, I am so sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.
Sara Mcpherson left a message on March 29, 2016:
My thoughts and prayers are for Karen and her family. I suspect she and my Bob are singing their favorites in that good company, the Communion of Saints!
Ginny Stephany-Lonzo left a message on March 29, 2016:
Our thoughts and prayers are with Karen's family. She welcomed us so warmly into the All Saints community, which we will always be thankful for. She also shared her compassion in our time of sorrow which we truly appreciated. Our deepest sympathy.
Gwen and Dale Hendrickson. left a message on March 28, 2016:
Our deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Karen was a wonderful lady. We are going to miss seeing her in the summer at church in Crystal Falls. Always looked forward to our visits. She had such a wonderful sense of humor and a great outlook on life. May she go from strength to strength and glory to glory. Blessings
Alice Claypool left a message on March 28, 2016:
I am so very sorry. Blaine and I thought so much of both Bud and Karen. I missed seeing Karen in the choir. She will be missed.
Wichmann Funeral Home & Crematories left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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