Karen (Roll) Boeckel
Karen Marie 'Roll' Boeckel, 63, passed away May 8, 2018. Karen was born August 27, 1954 in Billings to Mike S. Roll and Lieselotte (Lottie) 'Braun' Roll. She married Jerry L. Boeckel June 24, 1972 and together they had three children.
Karen was a hard worker, working various jobs her whole life. Her most recent employment was with the U.S. Postal Service in Billings. Karen enjoyed being with family and friends. She was very proud of her three children. Karen was always willing to help others in need and never turned away the neighborhood children in her home while raising her three children. She loved baking sweet treats and trying new recipes that she would share with family, friends and coworkers. Karen also enjoyed spoiling her grandkids, fishing, gardening and cherished the trips she took to Heidelberg, Germany with her mother.
Karen was preceded in death by her father, Mike; husband, Jerry; and son, Brian. She is survived by her mother, Lottie; brother, Mike (Amy); daughters, Selena (Mike) and April (Rob); grandkids Rebekah, Connor, Carson, Nolan, Mikah; and many family and friends.
A memorial service in honor of Karen will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, May 14, at Smith Funeral Chapels in Billings (925 S. 27th St.).