Karen was born on April 24, 1937, to George and Dolores Forus in Duluth, MN. She passed away on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, following a battle with cancer. Karen spent much of her life in the Fresno area graduating from Sanger High and California State University, Fresno. She was active in the arts and was a regular attendee of the local symphony.
She is survived by her husband Tom of 49 years; son, Chris Kenefick; daughter-in-law Rachel; grandson, Matthew; daughter Sarah Kenefick and husband Peter Federoff; brother David Forus of Vallejo and mother-in-law Adela Spinelli of Madera. Neptune Society Of Central California, 1154 West Shaw Avenue, Fresno, California (559)222-7764
Published in the Fresno Bee on Dec. 15, 2013