Karen Idell Podhora, 74, of Phillips, WI, passed away on December 19, 2021, at an assisted living facility. Karen was born on September 28, 1947, to Emil and Tina (Newman) Podhora, in Phillips.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Phillips. She enjoyed putting puzzles together, gardening, and being around people. She had a love for animals, and was proud of her job many years ago as a kitchen assistant at Hick’s Landing Supper Club.
Karen is survived by siblings, Ida, Tony (JoAnn Sowinski), and Susan (Rodney) Wills; sister-in-law, Dorothy Podhora; brother-in-law, Rick Hansen; many nieces, nephews, and friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Harry; and sister, Linda Hansen.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at the First Presbyterian Church, 144 N Avon Ave, Phillips, WI 54555, with visitation beginning one hour prior at the church. Burial will take place in Lakeside II Cemetery in the spring. Heindl-Nimsgern Funeral Home is assisting the family.