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Karen Brummel

Karen Brummel (Buckeridge)

Saturday, November 16th, 2019
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Obituary

Karen M. Brummel nee Buckeridge, 78 of South Elgin passed away surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, November 16, 2019 after a courageous battle with Sezary Syndrome, a rare blood cancer, at Alexian Brothers Hospice Residence in Elk Grove Village, IL. She was born on January 29, 1941 in Chicago, IL to the late Roger and Marie Buckeridge and was married for 49 years to the love of her life, the late Richard “Dick” D. Brummel; loving mother of Richard (Irma) of Elgin, JoEllyn (Kevin) Wetzel of South Elgin, Scott (Kerri) Brummel of South Elgin and Debra (Jim Nutof) Barr of Longwood, FL; cherished grandmother of 12; proud great grandmother of 9, dear sister of the late James (Carolyn) Buckeridge, Janice (Tom) Balcer, Leanne (Al) Struss, Alice (Jerry) Prybycin; and many loving nieces and nephews.
She was a graduate of Downers Grove High School, Class of 1959 and St. Charles School of Nursing in Aurora, Class of 1962. After spending 22 years as a devoted military wife, she enjoyed working as a labor and delivery nurse at Sherman Hospital, Elgin and retired as a prenatal nurse at Kane County Health Department. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, especially following their sporting events and enjoying the company of her nursing classmates and condo neighbors as well as her 20,000 step daily walking routine prior to her illness.

Visitation Thursday, November 21st, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Countryside Funeral Home 95 S. Gilbert St. (at State St.). Visitation continues Friday, November 22nd, 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas More Church, 215 St.Thomas More Dr., Elgin. Burial at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Elgin. Luncheon at Villa Olivia Country Club 1401 W Lake St., Bartlett, IL 60103 immediately following the burial.


Donations to Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation, www.clfoundation.org/giving-online would be greatly appreciated.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, November 21st, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Thursday, November 21st, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Countryside Funeral Home and Crematory, South Elgin
    Address
    95 South Gilbert St.
    South Elgin, Illinois 60177
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  • Service

    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    St. Thomas More Catholic Church
    Address
    215 Thomas More Drive
    Elgin, Illinois 60123
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    Visitation 9:30 am until time of mass
  • Interment

    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 | 12:30pm
    When
    Friday, November 22nd, 2019 12:30pm
    Location
    mt hope
    Address
    Address Not Available

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Gloria Kramer

Posted at 10:10am
Dear Alice, LeeAnn, Jan and family. Our sincerest Sympathy to all of you.. Love to all. Bud and Gloria Kramer
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Posted at 03:24pm
With love from zac, stacy, bob, twinkey
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The Stopka Family

Posted at 02:14pm
May you rest in peace Aunt Karen. With love and memories.
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The Stanhoff Family

Posted at 01:59pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Kathy and Jim

Posted at 09:13am
Our deepest condolences to you and your family during this time of sadness. Know that youre Mother will always be in your memories. Love The Gehrs.
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