John P. Karoses
John P. “Krobar” Karoses, 89, of Campbellsport, passed away on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at St. Agnes Hospital. He was born on January 20, 1929 in Plymouth, WI, the son of the late Joseph and Irene Karoses. John proudly served in the U.S. Air Force and on May 5, 1951, he married Marian Rohlinger at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church. He was a carpenter and built custom cabinets and many houses, including his own in 1963. He was one of the founders of the Campbellsport Cougars Snowmobile Club. He was also a longtime member of St. Matthew’s Catholic Church. John liked to golf, fish, and garden. But most of all he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Marian; children, Barbara (Kurt) Vogelsberg, Cindy (Chris) Kooiman, and Randy (Colleen) Karoses; grandchildren, Kevin Vogelsberg, Lee (Becky) Volgelsberg, Kyle Salter (Erin Hills), Colin (Sarah) Salter, Cameron Salter (Kaity Lindsley), Kate Salter, Jamie (Joe) Bertsch, Sarah Jo (Michael) More, and Maggie (Michael) Morgan; great-grandchildren, Ben Vogelsberg, Grace Salter, Zoey Salter, Poemma Morgan, Marigold Morgan, and a new Bertsch baby expected in the fall; brother, Jim Karoses; siblings-in-law, Arlene (Harold) Nothem, Alice Carpenter, Lucille Bassill, Dan (Donna) Rohlinger, Theresa Rohlinger, Rose (Roger) Ramthun, and Joan (Syl) Neis. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Betty (Henry) Buddenhagen , Joe (Bernice) Karoses, and Jerry Karoses; mother and father-in-law, Cecil and Clarence Rohlinger; and siblings-in-law, Gene (Helen) R ohlinger, Syl Bassill, and Lee Carpenter.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, June 8, 2018 at 5:30 pm at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 406 E. Main Street, Campbellsport, Rev. Neil Zinthefer will officiate.
Burial will immediately follow the Mass at St. Mathew’s Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday, June 8, 2018 from 2:30 PM until the time of Mass at St. Matthew’s.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials are appreciated to the Campbellsport Fire Department or St. Matthew’s Cemetery Fund.
The Twohig Funeral Home is serving the family with online guestbook and condolences at www.twohigfurnerals.com.