Obit: Esslinger, Karen Sue (1947 - 2018)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Beasley, Campbell, Dietz, Esslinger, Hamann, Jeffries, Mallak, Tesch

----Source: The Heindl Funeral Home (Phillips, Ogema, Prentice, WI) 7/26/2018

Esslinger, Karen Sue (Hamann) (26 MAY 1947 - 23 JUL 2018)

Karen Sue Esslinger, 71, Butternut, died on Monday, July 23, 2018, at her home in Butternut.

She was born on May 26, 1947, in Butternut, the daughter of Edwin and Irene (Tesch) Hamann. She spent her early life and schooling in Butternut. She was a graduate of Butternut High School, Class of 1965.

Following graduation she was employed in Wisconsin, Indiana, and Minnesota as an administrative assistant at various businesses before returning to Butternut in 2013.

She is survived by her loving companion of over 30 years Bob Campbell, Butternut, 1 daughter: Kristie Esslinger, Benoit, Wi., Mike (Krista) Esslinger, Fort Wayne, Ind., John Esslinger, Milwaukee, 4 grandsons, 1 granddaughter, 3 brothers: Bob Hamann, Butternut, Danny (Cathy) Hamann, Benoit, Wi., and Peter Hamann, Park Falls, by 2 sisters: Diane Mallak, Park Falls, and Pat Jeffries, Butternut, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, by 1 grandson Aaron Big Boy, by 1 sister Thelma Beasley, by 1 brother: Edwin Hamann, by 1 sister-in-law Gail Hamann, and by 2 brothers-in-law Tom Mallak and Frank Jeffries.

A memorial service was held at 11:00 A. M. on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at St. Pauls Lutheran Church in Butternut with Pastor John Dietz officiating. Interment will be in the Butternut Union Cemetery, Butternut. Friends may call from 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, July 25 2018, at the church until the time of the service.

The Heindl Funeral Home, Phillips, is in charge of the arrangements.

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