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March 4, 1913 – Friday, January 8, 2010

Service Information
Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted
Monday, January 11th
10:30 A.M.

Visitation Information

Adeline L. Karels, age 96, of Winsted passed away on Friday, January 8, 2010.

She was born on March 4, 1913 in Victoria the daughter of William & Kathryn “Kate” Hesse Specken.

On November 20, 1934, Adeline L. Specken and Herman A. Karels were joined in holy marriage at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Cologne. God blessed their marriage with a daughter Lorraine. Adeline & Herman engaged in dairy farming for many years.

She was a faithful member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted and also belonged to The St. Anne’s Society.

Adeline loved children! She enjoyed canning, baking, cooking and embroidering.

Survived by her loving grandchildren: Karen Wraspir and special friend Russell, Marilyn (Jeff) Smith, Jim (Carol) Mickolichek, Sue (Dan) Comstock, Jerry Mickolichek, Kris (Jamie) Olson, Tammy (Mark) Kottke and Paula Hanson and special friend Steve; twenty four great grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; son-in-law’s wife: Karen Mickolichek; a host of other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by her loving husband: Herman A. Karels, loving daughter: Lorraine K. Mickolichek, a son-in-law: Tom Mickolichek, her parents and by ten siblings.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Adeline Karels was held on Monday, January 11th at 10:30 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Father Tony Hesse was the Celebrant. Interment followed at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

A visitation was held on Sunday from 3-7:30 P.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. A Rosary was recited at 4:00 P.M. and a Prayer service was held at 7:00 P.M.

Honorary Casket Bearers were Tye & Tanner Olson.

Casket Bearers were Jesse Wraspir, Tom Issendorf, Brent Mickolichek, Jeremy Mickolichek, Tyler Mickolichek, Blake Mickolichek and Lee Ford.

Arrangements for Adeline Karels are by The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted.

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