Karen Ann Shoars

November 22, 1958 ~ August 4, 2023 (age 64) 64 Years Old


Karen Ann Shoars, age 64, of Virginia, passed away Friday, August 4, 2023 at her residence.


Karen grew up in Virginia, Minnesota and was a happy child, and later the family moved to the country.


When she graduated from high school, she went to work at Minntac in the crusher for over 25 years. She loved to have fun with her family and friends, and was an avid pool player in which she won many trophies.


Karen married Roger Shoars in 1999 and they enjoyed going to rock concerts, antique hunting, and was a huge fan of Eric Clapton. She loved spending time with the many St. Bernard dogs that she had during her lifetime. She will be solely missed by her family and friends.


She was survived by her sisters, Christine Maki and Carrie (James) Kochaver; her biological sisters: Diane Lightfeather, Harriet Lightfeather, Ruth (Martin) Plata, and Martha Anderson. Her brothers, Fred Wrobleski and Michael (Sharon) Wrobel; her biological brothers: Elroy Lightfeather, Ken (Amber) Lightfeather, Aaron Lightfeather and George (Maybelline) Anderson.


She loved being an aunt, a great aunt, and a great-great aunt to her nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger Shoars; her parents, Leo Wrobleski and Joyce Wrobleski; her biological parents, William (Bill) Lightfeather and Molly Wahwegan Anderson; her brothers, Joseph Wrobleski and Leo Wrobleski, Jr.; her nephew, Jesse Maki; and her brother-in-law, Terrence Maki; her biological brothers: Harold Lightfeather, Harry W. Lightfeather, Ernest Lightfeather; and biological sister, Beverly (Lightfeather) Miller.


The service will be held on Thursday, August 17, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at the Vermilion Center, 1615 Farm Road, Tower, MN. Eunice Lightfeather will officiate. Brunch will follow the burial. The brunch will be held at the New Moon Community Center at 1224 White Pine Circle Tower, MN.

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Funeral Service
August 17, 2023

10:00 AM
Vermilion Center
1615 Farm Rd S
Tower, MN 55790

August 17, 2023

New Moon Community Center
1224 White Pine Circle
Tower, MN 55790


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