Adolph M. Karis

Born: Sat., Nov. 11, 1922
Died: Fri., Mar. 2, 2018


11:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Thu., Mar. 08, 2018
Location: Scheuermann-Hammer Funeral Home

Funeral Service

12:00 PM Thu., Mar. 08, 2018
Location: Scheuermann-Hammer Funeral Home

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Adolph M. Karis,  age 95  of Emerald, WI, died on Friday,  March 2, 2018,  at his daughters home in Osceola, WI after a long bout with cancer.

Adolph Matthew Karis was born on November 11, 1922, in Bruce, WI,  the son of John & Clara (Miller) Karis.  He moved with his family to the Clear Lake, WI area in 1929 and attended Clear Lake Schools.    During this time Adolph worked on the family dairy farm.   He was married to
Ruth R. Peck on October 22, 1942 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Amery, WI.  Together they dairy farmed for many years in Emerald, WI and raised seven children, Beatrice, Wayne, Dale, Lois, Donna, Bill & Faith.  When Adolph wasn’t busy with milking cows, bailing hay or picking rocks, he enjoyed square dancing and listening to Polkas and  Bluegrass music.  He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.  Adolph was a  member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Clear Lake, WI.

He is preceded in death by his wife Ruth Karis; his son, Dale Karis; grandson Christopher Karis;
parents, John & Clara Karis; 2 brothers & 4 sisters

Survived by
Daughters & Sons
Beatrice Williams - Osceola, WI
Wayne Karis  -  Emerald, WI
Lois Gustafson  -  Osceola, WI
Donna (Ron) Hurta  -  Friendship, WI
Bill Karis  -  Amery, WI
Faith (Mike) Fillion  -  Ladysmith, WI
14 Grandchildren

15 Great Grandchildren

4 Great, Great Grandchildren

Many Nieces, Nephews, Relatives & Friends

Funeral Service on  Thursday,  March 8, 2018,  at  noon  from the  Scheuermann Funeral Home
of Clear Lake, WI

Visitiation  -  an hour before the service at the funeral home on Thursday.

Celebrant   -  Mike Fillion
Casketbearers  -  David Karis, Matt Karis, Karl Karis, Tony Karis, Kerry Dahl, & James Jacobs

Clear Lake Cemetery,  Clear Lake,  Wisconsin

Scheuermann Funeral Home & Cremation Services of  Clear Lake, WI handled the arrangements

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   Posted Thu March 08, 2018

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