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Helena Louise Karr

September 2, 1919 - July 17, 2013

Obituary


Helena L. Karr, 93, of Hayward, WI and formerly of Rice Lake, WI died Wednesday, July 17 at Care Partners Assisted Living.

Helena "Jo" Louise Karr was born September 2, 1919 in Terre Haute, Indiana to Alex and Hulda Beckmann. On April 19, 1941 Jo was united in marriage to Frank J. Karr of East Chicago, Indiana. She graduated from Indiana State Teachers College in June of 1956 and received her MS from Indiana State University in August of 1964. Jo taught school for many years before retiring. She and her husband moved to...

Helena L. Karr, 93, of Hayward, WI and formerly of Rice Lake, WI died Wednesday, July 17 at Care Partners Assisted Living.

Helena "Jo" Louise Karr was born September 2, 1919 in Terre Haute, Indiana to Alex and Hulda Beckmann. On April 19, 1941 Jo was united in marriage to Frank J. Karr of East Chicago, Indiana. She graduated from Indiana State Teachers College in June of 1956 and received her MS from Indiana State University in August of 1964. Jo taught school for many years before retiring. She and her husband moved to Rice Lake in 1978.

Jo was preceded in death by her husband in 1993. She is survived by her daughter Phyllis Karr Hoyt along with numerous nieces and nephews.