Karen A. Gabathuler, age 67, of
North Fond du Lac, died on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Froedtert Hospital. She
was born on April 20, 1953, in Fond du Lac, the daughter of Roger and Mary Angela
(Simon) Retzleff. Karen married Philip Gabathuler on September 20, 2003 in Fond
du Lac, Karen worked for thirty years at the Fond du Lac County Health Care Center.
She enjoyed camping, fishing, swimming at the YMCA, shooting pool, walking every
day, and traveling especially to casinos and to Florida. Karen loved getting together
with family and friends and she was well loved by so many people and will be
Survivors include her husband
Phil and their dog “Snookie” of North Fond du Lac; her mother, Mary Angela Retzleff
of Fond du Lac; her sisters, Eileen (Max) Luna of Fond du Lac, Barb (Terry
Duley) Collien of Fond du Lac, Patty (Bill) Brandt of Fond du Lac, brothers-in-law
and sisters-in-law, John (Cindy) Gabathuler of Steubenville, OH, Kathy (Jeff)
Wolfgang of Beaver Dam, Bob Norton of Dotyville; and many nieces, nephews,
other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Roger
Retzleff; one sister, Marilyn Norton.
Visitation will take place on Thursday,
July 9, 2020, from 4-8 PM at Uecker-Witt Funeral Home, 524 N. Park Ave, Fond du
Lac, WI, 54935. Cremation has taken place. Due to circumstances surrounding
Covid-19 and the health and safety of all in attendance, only thirty people
will be allowed in the funeral home at a time to visit with family. In addition,
per CDC guidelines, a mask is recommended.
Additional information and guestbook
can be found at ueckerwitt.com