Karen M. Howell
1930 — 2020
Karen Mae (Carlson) Howell, 90, of Viola, Wis., and formerly of Fort Atkinson, Wis., passed away on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020, while at Bethel Home & Services in Viroqua, Wis. She was born April 1, 1930, to Olaf and Elsie Carlson in Milwaukee, Wis., where she would graduate from Rufus King High School. On Feb. 21, 1949, she married Glenn Howell. Karen was preceded in death by her parents, Olaf and Elsie Carlson; brother, Ellsworth Carlson; sister and brother-in law Jean and William "Bill" Bostwick, sister and brother-in-law Patricia and John Kidd; son, Denis; father- and mother-in-law, Ralph and Lillian Howell; and all of her high school friends, of which she was...