Karen D. (Doyle) Krantz

April 24, 1939 ~ April 22, 2018 (age 78)


Bay City, Michigan


     Karen passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018 at her home.  Karen was born April 24, 1939 to the late Francis and Eunice (Hall) Doyle.  Karen was predeceased in 2012 by her husband, Joseph, whom she married in 1958 in Visitation Catholic Church. Together, they owned and operated numerous businesses in the Bay area and throughout Michigan under the Triple Clean banner for over 40 years. Her memberships included the Bay Valley Golf Club and the Country Club of Boyne.  Karen loved the game of golf and played in three leagues:  Bay Valley Early Risers, Mid-Michigan and the Elks Ladies.

     Karen is survived by her daughter Kathy (David) Cozad, two grandchildren; Kyle and Alyssa, two brothers; Terry and Gary Doyle, as well as numerous brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.

     The Funeral Service for Karen will take place at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 12:00 PM.  Fr. Dale Orlik will officiate.  The family will receive guests at the funeral home on Thursday from 10:00 AM until the time of service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Nate and Mary Ida Doan Santa House, P.O. Box 92, Bay City, MI  48707-0092 or a charity of their choice.

     Karen’s family would like to thank her many care givers, Mid-Michigan Home Care, Mid-Michigan Hospice and the doctors and staff of the University of Michigan Medical Center for the kind and compassionate care which they provided to Karen and her family during this difficult time.

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