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Karen Alice Zeivel


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Karen Alice Zeivel Obituary
Zeivel, Karen Alice
Karen Alice Zeivel, age 74 of Phoenix, passed away on Mothers Day, May 8, 2016. She was born to Roland Ochsner and Alice Todd on February 12, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois. Karen was raised in Chicago, but always enjoyed the weather and scenery of the southwest. Karen was always an active woman who enjoyed family and friends. Karen enjoyed her family, country dancing, riding shotgun on a Harley, classic cars, traveling, reading and living in the southwest and swimming every day. Karen & Jim loved taking cruises, traveling to Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, Europe and RV'ing cross-country in the United States. She is survived by her husband James Zeivel, sister Elizabeth Jordan; sister-in-laws Olive Ochsner & Bonnie Ochsner, children: Julianna (Matthew) Rudnick; Michael (Mary) Horcher and Eric (Heather) Horcher step children Jennifer (Joe) Floss and James Zeivel, grandchildren: Kristin & Beth Ann Rudnick, Taylor, Nicholas & Nicole Horcher, Samantha, Kelly & Shannon Horcher, step grandchildren: Madison & Sadie Floss, great grandsons: Riley Rath & Bennett Becker. Karen requested a simple celebration of her life. Family and friends will be celebrating Karen's life later this summer at her family home in Glendale, AZ. In lieu of flowers, please make a charitable donation of your choice. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.heritagefuneralchapels.com
Published in The Arizona Republic on May 13, 2016
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