She was born September 11, 1948 in Whitehall, Wisconsin Chris and Shirley (Heath) Nelson-Patterson. She married
Kenneth W. Gray on June 5, 1981 in Waukesha, Wisconsin. She was a Lab Tech in Hartland until they moved to the northwoods of Coloma, WI in 2001.
Then she worked at Ho-Chuck Casino in Wisconsin Dells until her retirement.
Karen enjoyed her flowers, playing bingo and hanging out with her friends and family.
Memorials may be directed to the Family of Karen Gray.
Karen was preceded in death by her father, Chris Nelson.
Husband: Kenneth Gray of Coloma, Wisconsin
Daughter: Andrea (Dan) Howell of Aniwa, Wisconsin
Sister: Faye (Significant other, HJ) Gandy of Lake Charles, LA
Mother: Shirley (Lowell) Patterson of Whitehall, Wisconsin
Step-Daughter: Julie (Alan) Dorrler of Hartland, Wisconsin
Step-son: Jeff (Significant other, Jean) Gray of Neosho, Wisconsin
Eight Grandchildren & Four Great-Grandchildren
We would like to extend a special thank you to the wonderful Staff at Moundview Hospital for taking care of of us all during this difficult time.
Private family services are planned for a later date at Highland Cemetery, New Berlin, WI.