Karen Marie Hoff, 67, of Altoona passed away on January 12, 2019 at Sacred Heart Hospital surrounded by family. She suffered a stroke on New Year’s Day.
She was born January 23, 1951 in Neillsville, WI, to Emil Jr and Edna (Prust) Masephol, of Chili, Wisconsin. She grew up on the family farm. She graduated from Loyal High School in 1971. After graduation she went on to work at a few jobs. She worked in a printing department and later in sewing. She ended up working at the Quality Inn on West Clairemont Avenue.
In 1981 Karen married the love of her life, Roy Sr. They had 3 children and 37 wonderful years.
Karen enjoyed knitting, sewing, and reading.
She is survived by her Husband, Roy Sr; son, Roy Jr; daughter, Renee (Fiancé Ryan Sletten); Sister, Irene (Martens) of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; Mother, Edna (Prust) Masephol of Marshfield, WI, and many nieces and nephews; sister-in-laws, Janet Hoff, Rhonda Hoff, & Sueko Hoff; and brother-in-law, Gordon of Greenville Illinois
She was preceded in death by her father, Emil Max Masephol Jr; brother, Richard Alan Masephol; and infant son, Ryan Gene.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Smith Funeral Chapel with Rev. Robert Hoekstra officiating. Visitation will be from 1:00 pm until the time of services at the funeral home. Burial will follow services at Lakeview Cemetery in Eau Claire. Friends and family may leave condolences online at www.smithfuneralec.com.