Karen Lelle, age 71 of Monroe, died Monday, December 10, 2018 at her home. She was born on July 27, 1947 in Dodgeville, the daughter of John and Phyllis (Pickett) Pattinson. She graduated from Monroe High School. She worked at the call center for Swiss Colony for many years; she had a love and passion for her “fur babies”: Stevie, Cali, Misty and Jesse.
She is survived by her children: Julie (Michael) Guivas of Vassar, KS, Jeff Beutel of Vassar, KS, Joel (Amy) Beutel of Evansville, WI and Nick (Carol) Lelle of Vassar, KS; four grandchildren, Raina Beutel, Daria Beutel, Elijah Carpenter, and Marissa Beutel; one great-grandchild, Addisyn Osbaugh. She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Keith and grandson, Dustan Beutel.
A Celebration of Karen’s Life will be held Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at Cash’s Old Smokey’s from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. SHRINER HAGER GOHLKE Funeral Home is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to the family at: shriner111.com. Memorials may be made to the Green County Humane Society in Karen’s memory.