Karin Gauthier

IRON MOUNTAIN – Karin L. Gauthier, 71, of Iron Mountain, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain.

She was born April 6, 1942, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late William and Lucille (Priante) Pataconi. Karin graduated from Iron Mountain High School in 1961. She married Lloyd Gauthier on March 3, 1962, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Iron Mountain.

Karin was a member of St. Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church. She enjoyed painting, sewing and especially spending time with her family and grandchildren.

She is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, Lloyd; one son, Lloyd William (Mary) Gauthier of Austin, Texas; two daughters, Lori Ann Gauthier of Iron Mountain and Susan Marie (Gary) Mulgrew of Chicago; two brothers, Richard (Joan) Pataconi of Iron Mountain and David (Julie) Pataconi of Iron Mountain; five grandchildren, Anthony, Emily, Ethan, Ellen and Audrey; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Saturday, Sept. 21, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home in Iron Mountain.

The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Michael Woempner will officiate.

Burial will be in Cemetery Park in Iron Mountain.

Memorials can be made to: Wisconsin Parkinson Association, 945 N 12th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Karin, or leave a condolence for her family online at www.JacobsFuneralHomes.com.

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron Mountain to honor Karin’s legacy of life.