December 26, 1967 - June 18, 2021
Karen Lynn (Chandler) Freese, 53, of Rochester, Indiana passed at 6:45 am, Friday, June 18, 2021 at St. Joseph Hospital of Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Karen was born on Dec. 26, 1967 in Marion, Indiana to Edzell Gale and Edna Louise (Hamilton) Chandler. She married on September 28, 2007 to Tim W. Freese, he survives. Karen was a graduate of Logansport High School in 1986. She furthered her education at the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources. She had been a CNA and then was a QMA for Camelot Care Center of Logansport. She then became a social worker for the Bowen Center of Warsaw, Indiana. She enjoyed spending time with her grandson, crocheting, and caring for her dogs. Karen was known to be bold. She had a strong will and was a solid figure in her family’s lives. She was able to do anything she put her mind to. Karen is survived by her husband Tim Freese of Rochester; son Stephen and wife Renate Arthur of Kokomo, Ind.; daughter Kaitlyn Arthur and boyfriend Ryan Serna of Kokomo; grandson Cameron; mother Louise Chandler of Rochester; brothers Roger Chandler of Rochester and Steven Chandler of Logansport; sister Sandra and husband Jim Warren of North Carolina; and 4 nephews and 2 nieces. Preceding her in death is her father Edzell Chandler. A memorial service will take place at 6:00 pm, Friday, June 25, 2021 at Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron, Indiana. Friends and family may gather from 5:00 pm to the time of the service at the funeral home. Donations can be made in her memory to the Fulton County Animal Adoption and Education Center 1540 N. Wentzel St. Rochester, IN 46975.
Karen Lynn (Chandler) Freese, 53, of Rochester, Indiana passed at 6:45 am, Friday, June 18, 2021 at St. Joseph Hospital of Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Karen was born on Dec. 26, 1967 in Marion, Indiana to Edzell Gale and Edna Louise (Hamilton) Chandler.... View Obituary & Service Information
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