Jean (Casperson) Prelog, 75, from Gold Canyon, Arizona went to be with our Lord
and Savior on April 7, 2020. Karen was born November 14, 1944 in Menominee,
Michigan, daughter of Roy and Hazel (Dionne) Casperson, where she grew up and
graduated from Menominee High School in 1962. On August 1,1964 Karen was
married to Kenneth Prelog in Marinette, Wisconsin. They resided in Cudahay,
then Waterford, Wisconsin where together they built their first home and
started a family.
later they moved to Chandler, Arizona where they raised their four sons. Karen
soon became a Registered Nurse specializing in caring for burn patients. After
her sons went off to college, she became a traveling nurse working all over the
country until her retirement nearly a decade ago. Karen was preceded in death
by her parents, her former husband Kenneth, her brother Clifford, and her
closest Aunt Mildred (Lawrence) Hultman. She is survived by her sons Eric
(Carol) Prelog, Joel (Diana) Prelog, Andrew (Rachel) Prelog, Samuel (Kären)
Stevens, and 17 amazing grandchildren. Survivors also include three brothers
and two half-sisters Gordon (Vi), Robert (Elaine), and Kenneth (Lynn)
Casperson, Carol (Jamie) Sanchez, Cheryl (Terrance) O’Donnell and sister in-law
Alys Casperson. In addition to countless nieces, nephews, and other relatives,
Karen has endless friendships throughout the country as a result of her work
will be remembered by all as someone who gave every part of herself to anyone
who needed it. She found joy in giving
and making other people happy was her greatest love. One of her many gifts from God, was her
ability to create amazing meals. She
baked and cooked for others, and showed her love to them by making them
something she knew would fulfill them.
From pies to Family Supper, and jellyroll to Christmas Eve dinner, her
love of sharing her meals was beyond compare.
She cared for people unconditionally and lived without regrets. The spirit of the Lord moved through her to
be a blessing, and a shining light to all who met her. Her kindness and never-ending love will be
missed by all.
will take place in Arizona with an AZ memorial service in the fall of 2020, and
MI/WI memorial service in the Summer of 2021.
Details will follow at a later date.