KAREN JUDITH SMITHAM, 70 BEST WIFE, GRANDMOTHER AND FRIEND ROSCOE - Karen Judith Smitham, 70, died Monday April 22, 2013, in her residence with her family by her bedside. Born to Donald and Helen Senger. Married Jim Smitham October 28, 1961, and together shared 52 years of marriage. Karen was everybody's best friend. She was kind and loved caring for her family. She was an active member of Poplar Grove United Methodist Church. Ministering in all capacities, her favorite was teaching Vacation Bible School. Survived by beloved husband, Jim; children, Brad (Jane), Wendy Smitham, and Stacy (Robert) Smith; 9 grandchildren; Michael, Eric, Trevor, Brandon, Sean, Tayler, Natalie, Frank, and Katie. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, April 25, in Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory, Roscoe Chapel 11342 Main Street. Vitiation will be from 10 a.m., until time of service. Memorials may be made to the
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Apr. 23 to Apr. 24, 2013