July 22, 2012
Louise Elaine ”Lu” Karuza
Louise Elaine ”Lu” Karuza, 67of Urbana, formerly of Fairfield, CA went to be with the angels, Sunday, July22, 2012 in her home surrounded by her family and very special friends.
She was born September 13, 1944 in Roseville, CA. Lu enjoyed gardening, sewing, antiques and was a garage sale junky. She was a member of the Moose Lodge # 1215 in Urbana; where she enjoyed going with her friends. She will be sadly missed by her family, friends and her loving dog, Bella.
Survivors include, her children, Marci Karuza (Ronald Alan) Peters of Fairfield, CA and Kenneth Ross (Wendy) Welch Jr. of Napa, CA; her grandchildren, Maycie Lauren and Josie Alexa Welch; her brothers, Joseph, Louis, Billy, Ronald, Donald and James Montero; her sisters, Nancy Carter (Phillip) McKellop, Kathlyn (David) Nichols, Debra Jean Reynolds, Anna (Kevin) Rogers and Jessica (Benji) Corea, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Anna Elizabeth Francis and her father, Joe Louis and Gladys Montero; and her sons, William Dwayne, Timothy Lee Welch and Brian Keith Karuza.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made in Lu’s memory to the Community Mercy Hospice, 444 W. Harding Rd., Springfield, Ohio 45504.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com
Services are entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana.