09/22/1943 ~ 06/03/2022Karen Michelle Wapinski, 78, was born on September 22, 1943 in Calumet, Illinois. She passed away on Friday June 3, 2022, in New Caney, Texas. She is preceded in death by parents John Theisen & Lois Hansen Theisen, her son Thomas Kruger, and brother Peter Theisen.Karen is survived by her loving husband Richard Wapinski of 44 years of marriage. Son Jason Kruger, sister Jonelle Fowler, grandchildren Nikolas Kruger and Katlyn Kruger, and one great grandchild. A Private service will be held by the family.