Karen W. Russell, 65, of Cleburne, passed away November 30, 2018.
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She is preceded in death by her father, Robert Wacha and brother, Kevin Wacha.
Funeral Services: Friday, December 7, 2018 at 1PM, at First Baptist Church of Burleson. Visitation: Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 6-8PM at Mountain Valley Funeral Home, Joshua. Interment: Monday, December 10, 2018 at 10:30AM at DFW National Cemetery, Grand Prairie.
Karen was born September 5, 1953 in Teaneck, NJ to Helen and Robert Wacha. She was a Federal Postal Inspector for some time. Karen then became an Elementary School Teacher. She had found teaching children, especially her grandchildren, was her passion.
Survived by: mother, Helen Wacha; husband, Michael Russell; sons, Michael (Tifani) Russell Jr., Adam (Erin) Russell, James Russell; brother, Robert Wacha Jr. and significant other, Jody Romito; grandchildren, Bradleigh Russell, Saylor Russell, Bowen Russell; niece, Ashley Snypes; nephew, Robert Wacha III; as well as many other loving friends and extended family.
Contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, MD Anderson Center or your favorite charity in honor of Karen Russell.