Karensue Gottschalk, 72, died on July 18, 2019, at Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City. She was born on Sept. 30, 1946, at Wichita to James Randall & Norma Sue (Rowe) Unger.
She married Tim Gottschalk on July 17, 1966 in Garden City.
Karensue graduated from Garden City High School and worked in retail her entire career. She was mainly known for her many years at Riddles Jewelers and retired with Riddles in 2017.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, grandkids and friends and taking her grandkids shopping to many garage sales, where she got the name of “Crazy Nana."
She is survived by her two daughters, Nikki Gottschalk and Natalie Bruno, both of Garden City; a brother, Randy Unger and wife Vicki of Garden City; brother-in-law, John Bealmear of Las Cruces, N.M.; five grandchildren, Zaria Gottschalk of Garden City, Dylan Bruno of Hutchinson, Kaitlin Gottschalk of Topeka, Seamus Galloway of Topeka and Tylor Galloway of Wyoming; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Andy Gottschalk; and a sister, Patti Bealmear.
Memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City. Memorials are suggested to the Finney County Humane Society in care of Garnand Funeral Home. Condolences may be given at garnandfuneralhomes.com.