Karen M. Burnett, 83, of Hixton, Wisconsin, passed away September 5th, 2022 at the Mulder Health Care
Facility of West Salem, WI.
She was born July 4th, 1939 in Alma Center WI, to Glen and Ledra(Craig)Casper.
On March 28, 1959 Karen married Kenneth Burnett, in Hixton, WI and together raised two sons. In 2010
she moved to Black River Falls, WI. She enjoyed being a stay at home mother and taking care of her
husband and kids for most of her life. Karen did work outside the home as a beautician, home health
careworker, historical society worker/volunteer, babysitting for the local neighbors, and had many
sewing/patching jobs in her younger years. She had many hobbies gardening, planting flowers, reading,
crossword puzzles, showing chickens to flowers at the county fair, sewing, quilting, baking, taking rides
in the countryside, and spending time with family and friends.
Karen is survived by her two sons; Raymond Burnett of Hixton, WI and Randy (Amy) Burnett of Hixton,
WI; Brother Calvin (Sharon) Olson of Black River Falls, WI; grandchildren Chris (Pauline) Burnett of
Taylor, WI; Elizabeth (Kevin) Hovey of Whitehall, WI; James (Diana) Burnett of Black River Falls, WI;
Eight great grandchildren; Louis, Anelica, Pheobe, Shealynn, Emily, Rachael, Soren, Augustus and many
nieces and nephews.
Karen is preceded in death by her husband Kenneth, parents Glen Casper & Ledra Olson, stepfather
Maynard Olson, daughter-in-law Margaret Burnett; brothers Francis (Shirley) Casper and Verland
Casper.
A graveside service will be held at Trinity Rest Cemetery S Hoffman St. Hixton, WI 54635 on Friday,
September 23, 2022 at 11:00am.
A celebration of life to follow at the Garden Valley Town Hall W13760 WI-121 Alma Center, WI 54611
till 5pm. 
Flowers or memorials may be sent to the Jensen-Modjeski Funeral Home 128 S Hoffman St. Hixton, WI.
The Jensen- Modjeski Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements, 715-963-2311.

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