Hollingsworth, Karen Lee, Merrill, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Passed away on November 1, 2010 at her home after a brief illness. Age 66 years. The daughter of the late Anthony and Hazel (Warnemuende) Skuczas was born on November 16, 1943. She married William Hollingsworth on May 15, 1965 in Merrill, he survives her. Karen worked as a registered nurse for Saginaw General Hospital, retiring from Covenant in 2003 after 38 years of service. She was a big NASCAR fan, following her favorite driver, Kasey Kahne. She enjoyed camping with her husband, especially spending time at the Octagon Barn in Gagetown doing volunteer work and the many friends they made at that time. Surviving besides her husband of 45 years are two daughters; Sandra (Troy) Martin of Merrill, Brenda (Scott) Friedman of McKinney, Texas, four grandchildren; Brandon and Rebecca Martin and Amelia and Mikayla Friedman, four brothers; Tim Skuczas, Saginaw, Larry (Anne) Skuczas, Tampa, Florida, Anthony Skuczas, Lake Havasu City, Arizona, Richard (Sue) Skuczas, Merrill, and a sister-in-law, Shirley Skuczas also of Merrill. She was predeceased by her parents, a brother Tommy Skuczas and a sister-in-law Marlene Skuczas. Funeral service will take place at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, November 6, 2010 at W.L. Case and Company, Merrill. Rev. Andrew Backus will officiate with cremation to follow. Friends may call at the funeral chapel on Saturday from 2:00 p.m. until the time of the funeral service. www.casefuneralhome.com