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Louise T. Karres


Louise T. Karres, 83, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2019 at New Life Hospice Residential Center, Lorain. Mrs. Karres was born December 1, 1935 in Elyria and lived here all of her life.

She was a homemaker who held jobs at General Industries and Worthington Ball. She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Parish, where she taught PSR and was the President of the Altar and Rosary Society. She was an avid reader and she enjoyed ceramics.

Surviving her are three children, Julian Dewitt Karres, Jr. (Tina) of Vermilion, Edward Joseph Karres and Jon Francis Karres (Lisa) of Elyria; five grandchildren, Jennifer, Katy, Joseph and Jared Karres and Heather Ruebensoal and her sister, Josephine Zap.

Louise was preceded in death by her husband, Julian in 2009; sisters, Rita Pustai and Hellen Tassone and her parents, Frank and Rose Minnick.

Friends will be received at The Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 4 to 8 p.m. Closing prayers will be in the funeral home on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 10 a.m. followed by Mass at St. Vincent de Paul Church, 41295 N. Ridge Road, Elyria at 10:30 a.m. with The Reverend Father John Retar officiating. Burial will be Resthaven Memory Gardens.

Memorial contributions are requested to St. Vincent de Paul Church, 41295 N. Ridge Rd., Elyria, OH 44035.

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