Feb. 10, 2014
Karen Sue Kopec, 57, of Wailuku, owner of Maui Beads in Paradise, died at home. She was born in Wichita, Kan. She is survived by husband Howard, son Justin, and brothers Jeff and Kirk Schwien. Celebration of life: 6 p.m. Feb. 23 at Ballard Family Mortuary, Kahului. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested to Hospice Maui. Online condolences: ballardfamilymortuaries.com.