Karen Jo Gentz, age 69, of Palmyra, MI passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at her home. She was born on August 7, 1946, in Adrian, MI to Gilbert “Jim” and Virginia “Ginny” (Jackson) Seeburger. On July 13, 1968, at St. John’s Church in Riga, MI she married Bruce William Gentz. She was a lifelong member of the St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Karen retired in September 2009 from Holy Cross Children’s Services (formerly Boysville), she also worked as the office manager for the former Seeburger Gambles Hardware Store. She enjoyed vacation cruises with her family and friends, as well as RV camping and scrapbooking, but most of all she enjoyed the time she was able to spend with her grandchildren.
Surviving Karen, besides her husband Bruce, are two sons, Jim (Carrie) Gentz of Flint, MI; Garry (Jane) Gentz of Blissfield, MI; a sister Monica (Dale) Wotring of Blissfield, MI; and four grandchildren, Christine, Morgan, Madeleine, and Jaxon.
Funeral services for Karen Gentz will be on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 11:00 am at the
Anderson Rudd Funeral Home in Blissfield, MI with Reverend James Seelow officiating. Burial will follow at the Palmyra Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday, May 13, 2016 from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Anderson Rudd Funeral Home in Blissfield.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Palmyra Fire Department or St. John’s Lutheran Church or Autism Society of Michigan. Envelopes are available at Anderson Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield.