Karen M. Menard, 60, of 327 South 12th Street Escanaba joined her sister, Linda, in heaven on Friday, December 24, 2004. She passed unexpectedly in her sleep.
Karen was born February 20 1944 in Escanaba, the daughter of Harry and Alice (Green) Menard and was a graduate of the Escanaba High School. She moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin after graduation and worked for a credit bureau. She then moved to 612 Chicago Street in Manitowoc, Wisconsin where she worked for Mirro for 35 years until her retirment.
She returned to Escanaba as Karen’s family were the most important part of her life. She enjoyed yearly trips to Las Vegas and playing cribbage.
Karen is survived by her mother: Alice Menard
3 Sisters: Bonnie Jean Menard of Escanaba; Sandy (LeRoy) Brunette of Gladstone; Cindy (Gary) Ellison of Escanaba
4 Brothers: Harry (Pat) Menard of Wetmore, Mich.; Ronald (Dawn) Menard of Bark River; Dwaine (Cathy) Menard of Wells; Steve (Patty) Menard of Escanaba
Brother-in-law: John Gallant of Gladstone.
Special Nieces: Kim Lantagne, Traci Menard Roberts and Jamie Hyde along with other Nieces, Nephews and Great Nieces and Great Nephews.
Also, special friends from Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
She was preceded in death by her father, Harry Menard Sr., a sister, Linda (Hyde) Gallant a special niece, Sherry (Brunette) Barstow, and a nephew, Daniel Menard.
The family of Karen Menard will receive friends on Tuesday , December 28, at the Skradski Funeral Home in Escanaba from 3:00 to 4:00 PM. Funeral Services will follow at 4:00 PM at the funeral home with Rev. Fr. Gilbert Neurohr officiating, Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.