Karen Dodson, age 79, returned to her Lord Saturday, January 5. She was greatly loved by her husband Orran,children Michael, Ellen, David and Beth and her nine grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren. Karen lived a life of love, kindness and service. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her. There will be a memorial service at the Mt. Baker High School auditorium Wednesday, Jan. 9, at 6 pm. A reception will follow. Everyone is warmly invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to the Deming Library or Whatcom Hospice are suggested.