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OBITUARY: Karen Lynn Quella

Karen Lynn Quella, age 54 of Kaukauna, died July 3, 2015 in the Town of Harrison.

Karen was born March 9, 1961 in Kaukauna, daughter of the late Gregory Hopfensperger and Gladys Hopfensperger. She was a graduate of Wrightstown High School, class of 1979. Karen worked at the Fox Valley Auto Auction for many years but most recently was employed at the Ariens Company. Karen enjoyed bingo and spending time with her kids and grandkids.

She is survived by her children: Jenny (fiancé Russ Louden) Quella of Brillion, Adam (Melanie) Quella of Menasha, Nick (Jenny) Quella, Stefanie Fischer, Zack Quella of DePere, Shelby Quella of Appleton, Jeffrey Quella, Rachel Quella and Jordan Quella both of Kaukauna; seven grandchildren: Logan, Ariah, Morgan, Charlee, Madison, Allison and Taliyah; siblings and in-laws: Gregory (Kathy) Hopfensperger of Wayside, Frank (Pat) Hopfensperger of Kaukauna, Leo (Judy) Hopfensperger of Waupaca, Robert Hopfensperger of Appleton, Helen Hopfensperger of DePere, Julie (Jerry) Getlinger of Pine River, Lou Ann (Mark) Binsfeld of Greenleaf, Kevin Clavers, step-mother: Bonnie Hopfensperger; four half-sisters:, Michelle Pieper, Melissa Anger, Mindy Schumacher and Megan Hopfensperger; and the fathers of Karen’s children, David Samuel Quella and Randal Fjellerad. She was preceded in death by three sisters, Rose and Dorothy Hopfensperger and Sue Clavers.

Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 10, 2015 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Brillion. Officiating is the Rev. Timothy Brandt. Burial will be in Holy Family Cemetery in Brillion.

Friends may call Thursday night, July 9, 2015 at the Wieting Funeral Home, 215 South Main Street, in Brillion from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. A small prayer service will conclude the visitation that evening. The visitation will continue on Friday morning at Holy Family Catholic Church from 9:00 a.m. until 9:45 a.m.

Online condolences may be made.


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