Karen R. Monte, 74, of Shawano, passed away on Tuesday evening, Sept. 20, 2016, at ThedaCare Medical Center-Appleton.
Karen was born on Aug. 9, 1942, in Milwaukee, a daughter of the late George and Rose (List) Monte. She attended school in Milwaukee, graduating from Milwaukee Lutheran High School in 1959. She then went to work for Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company as a field development specialist, retiring in 2001.
Karen enjoyed traveling when she was younger, cooking and cheering on the Packers.
Survivors include her brother, Phillip (Linda) Monte, of Embarrass; her niece, Jessie (Aaron) Taylor, and their children, Bridget and Mia, of Pensacola, Florida; her nephew, Aaron (Diane) Monte, and their children, Elliott and Amelia, of La Crosse; her great-niece, Bailey Monte, of Los Angeles, California; her former sister-in-law, Sue (Bill) Grolemund, of Pace, Florida; and many aunts, cousins and friends.