Obituary for Karen Lee Broton

Karen Lee Broton

Birth Date: Jan. 2nd, 1940
Date Passed: Aug. 22nd, 2012


Karen Lee Broton age 72, of Ravenna died Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at home surrounded by her loving family. Karen was born on January 2, 1940 in Muskegon, MI to the late Arthur G and Beatrice L. (Greene) Wilde. She worked for American Engineering for many years until her retirement. Karen is survived by: 2 Sons: Scott Broton and Todd Broton both of Ravenna. 2 Daughters: Kim Broton and Kathy (Bill) Stein also of Ravenna. 8 Grandchildren: Jennifer (Brandon) Wilburn, Billy & Sarah Stein, Ben Stein, Heather (Andrew) Broton, Holly (Larry) Hogan, Anthony Broton, Samantha Mackeller and Ryan Broton. 5 Great Grandchildren: Jaxon and Marlee Wilburn, Taylor Mackeller, Ethan Deal and Emelyn Stein. 1 Brother: Jim (Florence) Wilde of Muskegon. 2 Sisters: Barb VanDonkelaar and Kris (Charlie) Herr both of Muskegon. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister: Judy. A Memorial Service will be conducted on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 11:00am at the Ravenna United Methodist Church with Pastor Carl Black officiating. Visitation will be at the Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna on Friday, August 24, 2012 from 6:00 to 8:00pm and at the church on Saturday 1 hour prior to the service. Memorials may be directed to the family. Go to to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511


6:00pm to 8:00pm on
Aug. 24th, 2012 at Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna
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11:00am on Aug. 25th, 2012 at Ravenna United Methodist Church
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12:00pm on Aug. 25th, 2012 at
Ravenna Township Cemetery
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