WORDEN - Karen K. Kolacny passed away Jan. 5, 2009, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
Karen was born Aug. 28, 1959, in Poplar. At the age of 6, she was adopted by Ray and Norma Savoie of Geraldine. She grew up in Lewistown and graduated from Fergus High School in 1977. Karen worked at St. Vincent's Hospital in Billings for 20 years and lived in the Worden area for 15 years until the time of her passing.
Karen is survived by her best friend of seven years, Marshal; her mother, Norma M. Savoie of Lewistown; three sisters, Paula Savoie Luptak of Billings, Delores Leggett of Wolf Point and Linda Wood of East Helena; one brother, Loren L. Savoie of Billings; and her special nephew, Christian Savoie. She was preceded in death by her father, Ray Savoie, and one brother, Ralph Savoie.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service is planned for Saturday, Jan. 10, at 4 p.m., at the Worden VFW Hall.