MIDDLETON - Karen L. "Kitty" Meixelsperger, age 61, of Middleton, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, April 30, 2016.

Karen was born on Dec. 21, 1954, to Richard and Carol (Liegel) Meixelsperger. Kitty graduated from River Valley High School in Spring Green. She was a very caring person who enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She worked meticulously for 43 years at Graber (now Springs) Window Fashions in Middleton and was also an avid sports enthusiast with a wicked fastball, a crafty chip shot and a zest for the Packers.

Kitty is survived by her mother, Carol Meixelsperger of Plain; siblings, Jane (Timm) Prouty of Elizabethtown, Ky., Rick of Spring Green, Ruth (Fred) Schreiner of Spring Green, Jeff (Mary) of Dublin, Ohio, Mary (Bernie) Andrews of Galesburg, Ill., Rory (Tracey) of Plain and Mike (Lauri) of Prairie du Sac; as well as a very special lifelong friend, Cheryl Alt of Middleton; and godparents, Florian and Dorothy Frank. She is also survived by nephews and nieces, Lacey (goddaughter), Tyler, Nathan, Tezra, Erin, Jesse, Crystal, Jennifer, John, Katelyn, Anna, Claire, Jack, Carina and Kyle; and other extended family. She was preceded in death by her father, Richard, and a brother, Martin.

A private Mass in memory of Kitty will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at St. Luke's Catholic Church in Plain, Wis., with family and close friends, per Kitty's wishes. Memorials may be made to St. Luke's School. Online condolences available at www.staffordfuneralhomes.com. The Richardson-Stafford Funeral Home in Spring Green is assisting the family with arrangements.

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