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“I'm so sorry for your loss, Karen will be deeply misses. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: DEE PAVEY - McFarland, WI

“So sorry for this great loss to your family. Karen was great fun to be around and our cousins trips were always memorable! Prayers and hugs for all...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Linda Brennan - West Des Moines, IA

“We are very sorry to hear about Karens passing. You are in our thoughts. We have great memories and always enjoyed our visits. ♥ ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Sharon Holdiman - Waterloo, IA

“So sorry for your loss. I remember Karen well, she always had something good to say and a laugh. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Logan Buenger - Walker, IA

“She was a great family friend and we enjoyed spending time up north fishing and setting around the camp fire. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Tom Golackson - Argyle, WI


Karen A. Frie, 78, died on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at Mercy Hospital and Trauma Center, Janesville.
She was born on July 24, 1941 in Monroe, Wisconsin the daughter of Philip and Bernice (Appleman) Evans. Karen married Ernest Frie, Sr. on June 13, 1959 in Footville. She did foster care in her home. Karen loved to bowl and do ceramics. Her joy in life was family and watching the grandchildren and great grandchildren grow.
Survivors are her husband, Ernest; sons: Ernest Jr. (Jeanne), Isle, MN. and Jeff (Julie), Whitewater; daughter: Tammy Frie, North Dakota; 5 grandchildren: Amber (Theran) Hardtke, Lindsay (Brian) Ziegler, Randy, Courtney and Laura Frie; 4 great grandchildren: Aria, Noah, Cora and Carter; and sister: Mary (Dennis) Casey.
Karen was preceded in death by her parents; son, Randy; and brother, Philip.

Funeral services will be held at Newcomer-Silverthorn Chapel on the Hill, Hwy 11 and South Coon Island Road, Orfordville at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019. A vistitation will be held at 11:00 a.m. until the time of the services at the funeral home on Saturday.
Burial will be in Plymouth Cemetery.
www.newcomerfh.com