Karen Denise (Kozar) Wentzel, 47, of OaklandCity, entered rest Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at at DeaconessHospiceCenter in Evansville.
Karen was born June 18, 1964, in Indianapolis.
She spent several years while
living in OaklandCity, working as a nurse at DeaconessHospital in Evansville. She moved to Scottsdale, Ariz., in 2001, and worked at MayoClinicHospital. She obtained her master's degree in nursing
education and worked as a nursing coordinator for kidney transplant services at
Surviving are her parents,
Don and Georgetta (Cox) Kozar;
sons, Ryan Andrew Virden of New York, N.Y., Jacob DylerWentzel of Glendale, Ariz.; daughter, Kiana Rene Wentzel of Glendale; sisters, Dr. Donna Kozar
of Evansville, Dr. Sheri Montgomery of Newburgh and Paula Carlisle of OaklandCity.
Funeral services will be at Wednesday, Dec. 7, at Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel,
with Rev. Darin Nossett officiating. Burial will be
Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday
and from until service hour