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Karin Hoying

May 29, 1955 ~ September 18, 2022 (age 67)

Obituary

Karin Hoying, 67, of Sparta, died Sunday, September 18, 2022, at Serenity House, in Tomah. She was born on May 29, 1955, to Mathias and Helga (Scheider) Ruenz, in Augsburg, Germany.

Karin moved to the Midwest as a child, but grew up in Hayward, California. She met Lawrence while traveling. He was stationed in Germany at the time. They married on December 23, 1976. They lived throughout the US, while he continued to serve. When he retired from the Army in 1995, they settled in Sparta. She enjoyed both traveling and shopping.

Karin is survived by her children, Kristine Hoying of Sparta, and Timothy Hoying of La Crosse; parents, Mathias and Helga Ruenz of Hayward, CA; brothers, Marvin (Debbie) Ruenz of Jacksonville, FL, and Eric (Jennifer) Ruenz of Fremont, CA.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM, on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, in Sparta, with Father Eric Berns officiating. Burial will be at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Sparta.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 AM until 10:30 AM on Thursday at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.

Online condolences may be offered at www.schanhoferfh.com

Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home and Cremation, Sparta, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
September 22, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Patrick Catholic Church (Sparta)
319 W. Main St.
Sparta, Wisconsin 54656

Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday
September 22, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Patrick Catholic Church (Sparta)
319 W. Main St.
Sparta, Wisconsin 54656

Committal
Thursday
September 22, 2022

11:30 AM
St. Patrick&rsquo!s Catholic Cemetery (Sparta)
17553 Ideal Road
Sparta, WI 54656

Luncheon
Thursday
September 22, 2022

12:00 PM
St. Patrick Catholic Church (Sparta)
319 W. Main St.
Sparta, Wisconsin 54656

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