Karen Anne Wilhelmy Wilhelmy, Karen Anne, C.S.J. age 78, passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2015, in Los Angeles. Born February 8, 1937 in Kansas City, MO., a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet since March 19, 1955. She is survived by brother, Gary "Bobbie" Wilhelmy; Nieces, Julia Wilhelmy, Patricia Bhayani, Melissa Gallo,, Anne Boers, Mary Rabun, Maggie Tuttle and Jenny Wagner; Nephews, Geoff Wilhelmy, Christopher Wilhelmy, Andy Wilhelmy and Matt Wilhelmy; Also survived by sister-in-law Jane Wilhelmy and many grandnieces and nephews. A Service of Remembrance will be held at the Carondelet Center in Los Angeles at 10:00 Am on Saturday , September 12, 2015 and a Memorial Liturgy will be at 11:00 Am both at the Carondelet Center, 11999 Chalon Rd., Los Angeles. Donations in memory of Sister Karen Anne Wilhelmy may be sent to: Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, 11999 Chalon Road, Los Angeles, CA 90049.

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  1. Sister Karen was my friend and supporter for the past forty-six years. She comforted my mother in her illnesses and she comforted me when my mother died. She was so generous to the monks of Valyermo. My condolences to them and to her family.

    Paul Ford,
    Camarillo, CA

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