Karen Hout

Karen S. Hout

CRESTLINE: Karen S. Hout, 69, of Crestline, died Monday, March 4, 2013 at MedCentral/Mansfield Hospital, Mansfield after declining health.

Karen was born in Bucyrus on May 9, 1943 to the late Carl and Genevieve (Heibe) Cole. She married Donald E. Hout on December 15, 1962 and he preceded her in death on April 9, 1996.

She was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #303 in Galion. Karen enjoyed her cats and listening to country music.

She is survived by her two sons, Gregory D. Hout of Bucyrus, and Todd A. and Debbie Hout of Tucson, AZ; five grandchildren, Samantha and Casey Hout, and Rebecca, Jared, and Jason Hout; brother, Gary and Paula Cole of North Conway, NH; and her friend, Don Fisher of Bucyrus.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Friends may call from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home, Crestline. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the funeral home with Pastor Richard Genzman officiating. Burial will follow in Crawford County Memory Gardens, Crestline.

Online condolences may be made to the family at masfh.com

Published in the Telegraph-Forum on Mar. 7, 2013