Mrs. Karen W. Macdonald passed after a short battle with cancer, in Venice, Florida on January 1, 2021 at the age of 85. Karen is survived by daughter Sara (Rich), Paula (Steven), granddaughter Amanda and two great grandson’s Chase and Robbie. Also, her loving partner Ralph Johansson. Karen was born on October 11, 1935 in Arlington, Minnesota to Edward and Hilda Wolff. She is preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Robert G. Macdonald, Jr. whom she met and married while working in Reno, Nevada. Karen was active in her church, PEO, the Waterford community and animal therapy with her dog Posy. Family will host a celebration of Karen’s life in the future. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Karen’s name to Tidewell Hospice located at 5955 Rand Blvd, Sarasota, Florida 34238.