Ronald N. Karpen, 62, Almond, a Plainfield business owner, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2000, at Appleton Medical Center in Appleton due to complications from cancer.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church in Heffron with the Rev. Daniel Farley officiating. Burial will be in St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Berlin.
Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Gasperic Funeral Home in Plainfield.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the cancer society would be appreciated.
Mr. Karpen was born June 19, 1938, in Chicago, Ill., a son of the late Nicholas and Helen (Libera) Karpen.
He was married to Emeila (Emily) Roman in Chicago, Ill., on May 21, 1960.
He was a former meat cutter for Dominick’s and Jewel Foods in Chicago. He owned the Royal Supermarket and NAPA Auto Parts in Plainfield.
He was a member of the Tri-County Ducks Unlimited.
Survivors include his wife; two sons, Nicholas (Kristine), North Fond du Lac, and Matthew, Bancroft; two daughters, Julie Karpen, Berlin, and Meribeth (Richard) Garcia, Blaine; two sisters, Alice (Vern) Barth, Dunnellon, Fla., and Barbara (Ronald) Zielinski, Schofield; and three grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by an infant brother, Robert; and infant sister, Virginia.