Karen Jean Hutsen Remmele, age 78, a beloved mom and grandmother, handed away on Monday, November 9, 2020 in Roswell, NM.
Karen was born in Columbus, Indiana to Sidney Earl and Martha Louise Hutsen on August 19, 1942.
Karen was recognized for her accomplishments at a younger age, together with the naming of her elementary faculty, Lillian C. Schmidt, in Columbus, IN. She was musical taking part in the clarinet and piano. She was a superb athlete collaborating within the Pat Hanson Membership, which offered athletic alternatives in ladies’s sports activities; and he or she was on the primary Columbus, Indiana Donner Swimming Staff.
Karen graduated from Columbus Excessive Faculty in 1960. She then attended Sullins School, a ladies’s school in Bristol, Virginia. Karen additionally loved writing, and put her journalism expertise to good use as a reporter for The Night Republican newspaper.
Karen moved to Las Vegas, NM in 1968 to attend New Mexico Highlands College, the place she earned her B.A. in English and Psychology. She went to work for the State of New Mexico, and was instrumental in serving to others by way of the work incentive packages.
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Karen moved to Roswell, NM in 1977 together with her then husband, John Schooley, the place she continued to work for the state and likewise for Japanese New Mexico College. She began and operated the property administration firm, The Hire Shoppe, and spent over 25 years in the true property/property administration enterprise.
Karen met and married Frank Remmele in Roswell, NM. Frank and Karen labored collectively within the property administration enterprise, they usually beloved to journey the world. They spent many fantastic years touring to Europe and Africa, happening quite a few cruises, and had many loopy adventures all through the US of their leisure car.
Karen was very group service oriented and spent many hours volunteering in the neighborhood of Roswell. She was one of many driving forces in beginning the Roswell Refuge for Battered Adults. She was a board member for Tabosa Developmental Companies, and he or she was a very long time member of Altrusa Worldwide.
Karen was additionally an animal lover, and her many canines, cats, birds, and chickens had been typically handled to particular home made meals and had been very spoiled. Her devoted canine, Jazz, was all the time by her aspect.
Karen will probably be lovingly remembered by her son: Sean (Stephanie) Schooley of Roswell, NM and their youngsters Cameron, Lacie and Mitchell Schooley; siblings: Randy (Carolyn) Hutsen of Oconomowoc, WI, and their youngsters Courtney and Brandon; Suzanne (Larry) Gaye of Beaverton, OR, and their son Christopher; Jane (James) Plank of Jacksonville, FL, and their youngsters Katherine and James; and Kathy (Rex) Baumgart of Columbus, IN, and her son Gabe; brother-in-law and longtime pal: Ted Schooley of
Roswell, NM; brother-in-law: David (Eleanor) Schooley of Palo Alto, CA, and their youngsters Christine,
Steven, and Anna; step daughters: Brian (Invoice) Williams of San Antonio, and their youngsters Travis and Nate; and Michelle Remmete of CA; grandchildren: Eyrie Storey of Roswell, NM; and Amy Lyons of Roswell, NM, and her youngsters Kaylyn, Annabelle, Macie, Rebekah, Garrett, and Brynlee.
She was preceded in dying by her mother and father; her beloved husband: LTC Frank Remmele, her step-daughter: Dita Westrick; and her treasured in-laws: Elmer “Skinnf” and Gertrude “Gussie” Schooley.
Karen was laid to relaxation on the Santa Fe Nationwide Cemetery subsequent to the love of her life: LTC Frank Remmele on Tuesday, November 24, 2020.
In lieu of flowers, and due to Karen’s robust want to assist others and her love for animals, memorials could also be made to the Roswell Refuge for Battered Adults, P.O. Field 184, Roswell, NM, 88202 or to the Roswell Humane Society, 703 E. McGaffey St., Roswell, NM 88203.
Karen’s household wish to thank the entire family and friends members for his or her love and help throughout this extraordinarily tough time.
Preparations are below the non-public care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel. On-line condolences could also be made at www.lagronefuneralchapels.com