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Harry Donavon Karns
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Birth: Mar. 2, 1910
Death: Jan. 5, 1970

Published in The Rochester Sentinel
Tuesday, January 6, 1970

Harry D. Karns
Harry Donavon "Don" KARNS, 59, R.R. 5, Rochester, former Fulton county deputy sheriff, died in his sleep Monday. Arrangements are pending at Foster & Good funeral home.
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Published in The Rochester Sentinel
Wednesday, January 7, 1970

H. "Don" Karns
Final rites for H. "Don" KARNS, 59, R.R. 5, Rochester, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Foster & Good funeral home. The Rev. C. J. MOWRER will officiate and burial will be in the Rochester I.O.O.F. cemetery. The family requests that memorials other than flowers be made to the charity of your choice. Mr. Karns died in his sleep early Tuesday morning.
Born Mar. 2, 1910 at Lancaster, O., he was the son of Samuel and Goldie McMORROW KARNS. His marriage was Oct 12, 1934, at Lancaster, O., to Margaret COLLINS, who died in July, 1967. He had resided in Rochester since 1948, moving from Lancaster, O. He had been in failing health for five years and had resided with his daughter.
A retired deputy surveyor, he also served as a Fulton county deputy sheriff for seven years. He was a member of the Grace United Methodist church, Masonic lodge, Lancaster, O., Scottish Rite of South Bend, Mizpah Shrine of Fort Wayne, Manitou Shrine of Rochester and Fraternal Order of Police.
Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Robert E. (Kay) SANER, R.R. 5, Rochester; one granddaughter, Roberta [SANER], R.R. 5, Rochestr; one brother, Claude [KARNS], Lancaster, O.; two half-sisters, Mrs. F. W. {Betty) STRICKLER, Perrysburg, O., Mrs. E. C. (Martha) AGEE, San Gabriel, Cal. and nieces and nephews.

SOURCE:
Fulton County Indiana Obituaries - 1970
by Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Ophelia Collins Karns (1913 - 1967)*
 
 Children:
  Kay Donna Karns Saner (1935 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rochester IOOF Cemetery
Rochester
Fulton County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section 13, Row 2
 
Maintained by: Slimbeaux
Originally Created by: April Gross
Record added: May 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37387781
Harry Donavon Karns
Added by: April Gross
 
Harry Donavon Karns
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