Karen Waclaw
83-year-old Karen Waclaw of LaSalle died December 18 at Alexian Brother Hospice in Elk Grove Village.  
A funeral service will be Saturday at 11 in the Burgess Funeral Home in La Salle. Burial will follow in St. Hyacinth Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 9 until service time at the funeral home. 
Karen was born in La Salle to Wilbur and Evelyn Jakowski. She married Gerald "Jerry" Waclaw in 1956. Karen worked for St. Bede Academy and also owned and operated a hair salon in her home. She was a member of St. Hyacinth Church.
Karen is survived by her daughters Cindy Cherpeske of La Salle and Beth Kissinger of McHenry; seven grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. 
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