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Karen O'Brien

September 18, 1940 — December 23, 2019

Karen L. O'Brien passed away Monday morning, December 23, 2019 at Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice. She was 79 years old.

Karen was born September 18, 1940 in Wisconsin, the daughter of Glen and Gladyce (nee DeBruine) Sauer. She graduated from Sheboygan North High School in 1959, and later studied nursing at LTC, graduating in 1984 as an RN. She worked at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Hospital, and later Sheboygan Progressive Care Center and Morningside Nursing Home. After her retirement, she continued to volunteer at Morningside.

An avid crafter and painter, Karen owned her own craft store for many years. She loved spending time in Door County, thrifting and being with her cats.

Karen is survived by her children: Raymond (Mary) Quasius III, Typton "TJ" Quasius and Heather Quasius. She is further survived by granddaughters Courtney and Abbey Quasius, sister Ginn Ann (Paul) Lukas of Milwaukee, niece Amanda, former husband and father of her children, Ray Quasius Jr., other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents and former husband David O'Brien

A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 noon on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Ballhorn Chapels, 1201 N. 8th St. in Sheboygan. Pastor Dan Krueger will officiate. The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Saturday from 10:00AM - 12:00PM.

The family would like to thank the staffs of Shores of Sheboygan and Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice for their compassionate care and support.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Karen's name are suggested to Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice or Wisconsin Alzheimer's Association.

Please visit www.zimmerfuneralhome.com to leave online condolences.

Visitation
Friday, January 11, 2019
10:00 AM 1/11/2020 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 1/11/2020 12:00:00 PM
Ballhorn Chapels

1201 N. 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Ballhorn Chapels
1201 N. 8th Street Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States
Memorial Service
Friday, January 11, 2019
12:00 PM 1/11/2020 12:00:00 PM - 12:30 PM 1/11/2020 12:30:00 PM
Ballhorn Chapels

1201 N. 8th Street
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Ballhorn Chapels
1201 N. 8th Street Sheboygan 53081 WI
United States
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