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“I am very sorry to hear of this Mr. Pauly, you are both great people. May God help you through this difficult time.Todd V. Thompson ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sympothy to the friends and family of Karen. She was a wonderful teacher and I will remember her always. ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Peter Vollmer - Sebewaing, MI

“Dick, Matt and Rebecca. So sorry for your loss. I am sure Karen will long be remembered for the many young lives she touched during her teaching...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Mary Beth Nimtz - Elkton, MI

“Joan, Dick, and FamilyYou all have my deepest sympathy and I wish I was closer to give all of you a hug. I am sure Karen, her father, and Uncle...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy (Arnold) Brewer - FL

“Joan, Dick, and Family,You all have our deepest sympathy and I wish I could be with you during this time. I am sure Karen, her father, and Uncle...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Nancy (Arnold) Brewer - FL

“Dick and family so sorry to hear that KAREN has passed away. She was a wonderful lady and will be missed by so many people. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Sandy Hankus - Caseville, MI

“We're saddened by your loss. Karen was a wonderful lady & great teacher to many children. Our thoughts & prayers are with you. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Colleen Braun - Elkton, MI

“Dick and family, so sad to learn of Karen's passing. She was a nice,and fun classmate at SCHS. My thoughts are of you all at this sad time. ...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: terry Ellis - Freeland, MI

“Wow! Hard to believe, but as everyone knows Karen was a hard worker and worked so many years and the Good Lord said her work was done down here and...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Patrick Siemen - Caseville, MI

“Dick, Matt and Becky we are saddened by the loss of your wife and mother. Please accept our deep sympathy. Our family is praying for you. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Dexter and Deb McNamara - MI


Karen Ann Pauly, 66, of Pigeon, died Monday, June 12, 2017.

She was born April 13, 1951 in Detroit to Robert and Joan Beauchamp. She married Richard J. Pauly on August 4, 1972 in St. Mary's Catholic Church, St. Clair.

Karen was a graduate of St. Clair High School and Michigan State University.

She taught in the Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port School District for over 35 years, retiring in June of 2012. She enjoyed spending time with her family especially playing cards. The true joy of her life was spending time and taking care of her granddaughters.

She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Richard J. Pauly; her son, Matt Pauly; daughter Rebecca A. (Eric) Biedermann; two granddaughters, Elaina M. and Olivia A. Biedermann; her mother, Joan M. Beauchamp; five siblings, David (Norma) Beauchamp, Daniel (Jill) Beauchamp, Laura (Don) Mallory, Jan (Michael) Rogensues, and Mary (Jeff) Birmingham; sister-in-law, Patricia Pauly; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert D. Beauchamp

Visitation will held on Thursday, 2 to 9 p.m in Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home. A Rosary will be recited 8:30 p.m. in the funeral home.

Mrs. Pauly will lie in state at St. Mary Catholic Church, Port Huron on Friday morning from 11 a.m. until the Funeral Mass at 12 noon. The Reverend Zbigniew Zomerfeld will officiate.

Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery.

The family prefers memorials be made to Forgotten Harvest, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Wounded Warriors Project.

For complete information visit Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home.