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Karen Rohn Thoma

Obituary for Karen Rohn Thoma

October 10, 1945 - August 2, 2020
Grayslake, Illinois | Age 74

Loving Wife, Mom, Grandma, Sister & Friend


Karen Rohn Thoma, age 74, of Grayslake, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, August 2, 2020. She was born October 10, 1945, in Chicago, the daughter of Joseph T. and Catherine (Hart) Mahoney. On May 6, 1972, Karen married the love of her life, Michael Thoma in McHenry.

Karen was very active in her church, Lord of Glory Church in Grayslake. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, doing crafts and making lists. Above all, Karen loved the time she spent with her loving family.

Karen is survived by her loving husband Mike of Grayslake; daughter, Traci (Scott) Wright of Elmhurst; son, Jeff (Michelle) Hettermann of Twin Lakes, Wisconsin; and grandchildren: Jeffrey Michael, Kyle, Ava and Mackenzie. She is further survived by her brother, Terry (Mary) Mahoney; step-sisters: Patty (Jim) and Deborah; step-brothers: Jeff and Jerry; and several nieces and nephews. Karen was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph and Catherine Mahoney.

A Visitation for Karen will be held from 10 A.M. - 12 Noon, on Friday, August 7, 2020, at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. A graveside service will be held at 12:30 P.M., at Windridge Memorial Park in Cary. Due to the current health restrictions, facemasks are required and social distancing standards must be followed.

For further questions, please contact or call 815-3985-0063.

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591 Ridgeview Drive
McHenry, IL 60050
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