|Birth: ||Jan. 19, 1940|
|Death: ||Jun. 2, 2010|
McCracken-Dean Funeral Home, Pana, IL Online Obituary
Karen L. Rhodes, 70, of Pana, died Wednesday, June 2, 2010 in Prairie Rose Health Care Center, Pana. She was born January 19, 1940 in Pana, the daughter of William B. "Ole" & Irene E. "Renie" (Urshel) Johnson. Karen lived her entire life in Pana and was a homemaker, as well as a full time mother and grandmother. Karen liked flowers and watching birds, and she loved her dog, Nikka. She was also a member of the Pana Christian Church.
She married Larry E. Rhodes on June 2, 1958 in Pana Christian Church.
Karen is survived by her daughters: Karrie Reed & husband Dave, Shumway, IL; Sharrie Eilers & husband Mark, Tower Hill, IL; Lori Cloe, Pana, IL; & Judy Helton, Pana, IL; 12 grandchildren; 2 step grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; & 2 step great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband on June 11, 2004; son: Randy R. Rhodes on July 20, 2001.
Funeral services will be Saturday, June 5, 2010 in McCracken-Dean Funeral Home at 11:00 a.m. with Joe Mollet officiating. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery, Pana. Friends may call on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until service time in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Pana Christian Church, 1005 E. Sixth St., Pana, IL 62557; Prairie Rose Activity Fund, 900 S. Chestnut, Pana, IL 62557 or donor's choice.
W. B. Johnson (1904 - 1966)
Irene E Urshel Johnson (1909 - 2001)
Larry Eugene Rhodes (1940 - 2004)
Randy R Rhodes (1959 - 2001)*
Created by: (Helen) Jean Kennedy
Record added: Oct 29, 2010
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