Karen Toth Obituary – (2021) – Ballwin, MO

Toth, Karen Marie

(nee Riebold), age 66, of Ballwin, Baptized into the hope of Christ’s Resurrection, passed away on Thursday, February 18, surrounded by her family. She was born in St. Louis, a daughter of Alvin and Vera (nee Mraz) Riebold. Karen was a graduate of Cor Jesu Academy, and earned her Bachelor’s degree and MBA from Maryville University. She was a Medical Technologist beginning her career at St. Luke’s Hospital, then working for Quest Diagnostics, and of late as a Laboratory Director at CareSTL Health.

Karen was an avid cook, who enjoyed preparing gatherings with family and friends. She loved to travel especially to the warmth of the Florida surf and sunshine. She also shared a passion for attending trivia nights with friends. A lifelong Cardinal and Blues fan, Karen enjoyed passing the time watching her favorite teams.

Karen is the beloved wife of Richard Toth; dear mother of Maria Toth and Peter Toth; loving daughter of Vera Riebold; a dear sister of Donna Jean (Michael) Gleason; beloved sister-in-law, aunt, niece, and cousin; and constant companion to her dear cats Gypsy and Binx. She was preceded in death by her father Alvin Riebold.

Services: Funeral from the SCHRADER Funeral Home and Crematory, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway, Ballwin, Wednesday, February 24, 9:45 a.m. to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Manchester for 10:00 a.m. Mass. Interment St. John’s Parish Cemetery, High Ridge. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to American Cancer Society. Visitation Tuesday, February 23, 4-8 p.m. Friends may sign the family’s on-line guestbook at Schrader.com.

Published by St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Feb. 21, 2021.

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