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Obituary for Kathleen K. Karla

Karla, Kathleen K. (nee Stelmach) - April 21,2024 - Beloved wife of the late Kenneth R. Karla. Cherished sister of Bart (Christine) Stelmach, Caroline (Jim) Easton, Peter (Cyndee) Stelmach and the late Ronald Stelmach. Survived by many loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, family, friends; including Ken's family who Kathy was extremely close to, including Ronald (Frances) Bochorski, Robert (Victoria) Bochorski, Amanda (Matthew) Missert, Philip (Stephanie) Bochorski, Cynthia Bochorski and Elizabeth Bochorski. Kathy was a devoted and loving caregiver and will be missed by many. The family will receive friends at the C. Mertz and Son Funeral Home, Inc., 911 Englewood Ave. on Thursday, April 25th from 4 to 7 PM. All are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Baptist Church (1085 Englewood Ave.) on Friday, April 26th at 10:00 AM. Flowers graciosuly declined. If Memorials desired, they may be made in Kathy's memory to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Please share condolences at