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Karen Kuebler

Karen Rose (Karcher) Kuebler age 81, passed away in East Helena, Mont., on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2023, at home.

There will be a private inurnment service to lay her at rest with her husband at Fort Harrison, Helena.

Karen was born on Jan. 25, 1942, in Glasgow, Mont., to parents Fern and George Karcher. She attended schools in Nashua and Fort Peck, Mont.

After graduating from high school, she married her sweetheart Carl "Dick" Kuebler and spent 60 years together until her husband's death in 2021. Carl was in the Navy, so they had many adventures traveling all over the next 20 years. She has been a mother and worked at several jobs outside the home that she enjoyed.

Her greatest joy was her ability at Art. She was a wonderful painter and crafter. She even sold much of her work at craft fairs throughout her life and was doing Pen and Ink pictures up to her death.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Richard Kuebler; parents Fern Lorrane (Lacy) Karcher and George (Pug) Karcher; sisters Joan Karcher Buchholz and Janice Karcher Masters; and grandsons Timothy Kuebler and Dana Dighans.

She is survived by her daughters, Christy (Todd) Dighans, of East Helena, and Pamela (Michael) Maldonado, of Ceres, Calif .; grandsons Stephen Dighans, of East Helena, and Alexander Maldonado, of Ceres; granddaughters Jennifer Maldonado Martin, of Modesto Calif., and Abigail Maldonado, of Ceres; great-grandchildren Madison and Brody Martin, of Modesto; sister Patrica Karcher Catt, of Salt Lake City, Utah; and also many other extended family members and friends.

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