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Karen Ann Wheat


Karen Ann Wheat Obituary
Karen Ann Wheat Homer Karen Ann Wheat, 57, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 in Battle Creek, Michigan at Lifespan Good Samaritan Hospice Residence. She was born on March 13, 1956 to Richard and Marion (Karr) Amsbaugh in Hillsdale, Michigan. She married Steven Wheat on October 9, 1976. Karen graduated from Homer High School in 1974. Steve and Karen just recently celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary. She worked at the Insurance Place in Homer for 35 years and was also Secretary of the Village of Homer Zoning Board of Appeals where she served several years. Karen loved reading, traveling, and watching plays at the Barn Theatre in Augusta, MI., where she and Steve attended every play for the past 16 years. Karen, who will be remembered by many for her smile and personality, is survived by: husband- Steve Wheat, daughter- Jenny (Rob) Jordan, son- Dane- (Brianna) Wheat, grandson- Colton Wheat, mother- Marion Amsbaugh, father- Dick Amsbaugh, brothers- Rick Amsbaugh, Mark (Chris) Amsbaugh, sister- Susan (Gregg) Shores. Gathering of family and friends will be Thursday October 31, 2013 from 11a.m.-12:00P.M. Memorial Service will be Thursday, October 31 at 12:00 p.m. at the J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, with Pastor Tim Marvil officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made in memory of Karen to: The Barn Theatre School for Advanced Theatre Training, www.barntheatreschool.org/ donate.html or West Michigan Cancer Center, Attention: Development, 200 North Park Street, Kalamazoo, MI. 49007, 269-373-0129 www.kevintiddfuneralhome.com

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Oct. 29, 2013
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