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Karen Lee Andrusco

July 3, 1945 — September 4, 2023

Sun Prairie

Karen Lee Andrusco, 78, of Sun Prairie passed away on Monday, September 4th, 2023 at UW-Health Hospital in Madison, WI.  She was born on July 3, 1945, in Iron Mountain, MI to the late Robert and Violet (Wahlstrom) Krans.  She graduated from Florence High School in 1963 and x-ray school in 1964.  Karen began her career as an x-ray technician at Bellin Memorial Hospital in Green Bay, WI.  She went on to earn a college degree along with numerous certifications and managed the Nuclear Medicine/Ultrasound department for Meriter Hospital in Madison until she retired in 2012. 

Karen is survived by her daughter, Leah (Anthony) Allison and grandchildren Graham, Sidney, and Levi.  She is also survived by her sisters Marilyn (Jack) Watson, Loraine (Glenn) Larson, and Gayle (Ronald) Trible, and numerous nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Audrey (Arvid) Carlson and brothers-in-law Jack, Arvid, Glenn, and Ronald. 

Karen was known for her dry sense of humor, love for her family and friends, and beloved dog Samie.

A celebration of life is planned for July 2024.

Memorial contributions may be made to any animal shelter or rescue.

Cress Funeral Home Sun Prairie


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