Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Karen Marie (Tonolli) Antonovich, 78, formerly of BP

Karen Marie (Tonolli) Antonovich died Sept. 23, 2021 at the age of 78 years old.

Karen was born on Sept. 26, 1942.

She graduated from Blooming Prairie High School in 1960 and Methodist Kahler School of Nursing in 1963.

Karen married Bob Antonovich (Calumet) on Aug. 28, 1965. They moved several times in the first years of marriage and settled in their current home in 1975. Karen worked as an RN in several Minnesota hospitals, nursing homes, private duty, health insurance exams, MVNA and jobs outside of the medical field.

Karen loved to travel and visited most of the states, including Hawaii and Alaska, as well as 18 foreign countries.

Karen was the heart and soul of her family, loved her grandchildren and always enjoyed family gatherings.

She is preceded in death by parents, George and Stacia Tonolli.

Karen is survived by husband, Bob Antonovich (Calumet); children, Kim M. Antonovich, Stacy J. Baumann (Scott), David R. Antonovich (Kimberly); grandchildren, Josie and Nick Baumann and Madilyn Antonovich. She is also survived by brothers, Paul Tonolli, David (Kathy) Tonolli, Robert (Linda) Tonolli; sister, Colleen (Art) Musselman; sister-in-law, Marge White; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Thank yous are extended to Drs. Wilowski and Harmon as well as the staff at the Cancer Center.

A gathering of family and friends took place at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Minnetonka on Friday, Oct. 8.

Memorials preferred to the charity of your choice.



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