Karen L. Rusch of Dwight passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020 in her home with her family at her bedside. Born July 7, 1952 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, she was the daughter of Ed and Vin (McLish) Odom. Raised and educated in Milwaukee, she moved to Morris in 1968 and married George Rusch on November 22, 1968. Karen was a homemaker for many years, raising their two sons, Michael and Geoffrey. She enjoyed working in real estate and also worked for Aldi Foods for over 15 years. Karen loved her family and relaxing as she enjoyed fishing. Surviving Karen are her husband, George; two sons, Michael (Carrie) of New Lenox and Geoffrey (Di) of Joliet; and three grandchildren: Savannah, Olivia and Sophia. Many friends and cousins also survive. Aqua Cremation rites were accorded. No services will be held. An online guestbook has been made for the family which you may sign, share memories and photographs, by accessing the website: www.ucdaviscallahan.com Arrangements have been entrusted with U.C. Davis-Callahan Funeral Home, 301 W. Washington Street, Morris, IL.