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Karen Kay Neuenschwander, 53, Bluffton, passed away at 5:36 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.
She was born April 15, 1960, in Huntington to the late Mary E. (Douglas) Heck.
Karen married Kenneth W. Neuenschwander in Warren, April 30, 1988; he survives.
Karen worked at Fleetwood in Decatur for 21 years and currently was employed with McHenry Manufacturing in Bluffton. She enjoyed cooking, decorating, shopping, gardening and taking pictures. She loved spending time with her friends and family, especially her grandson. Karen will be loved and missed by many.
Surviving are two sons, Rickie Dean (Amy) Douglas of Bluffton and Nicholas (Beth) Neuenschwander of Roanoke; two daughters, Katie Lynn Neuenschwander (fiancé Jackson Truex) of Vera Cruz and Ashley (Daniel) Cole of Houston, Texas; one grandson, Ryder Dean Douglas; one brother, Don (Jeri) Douglas of Warren; and a sister, Michelle Runyan of Huntington.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Goodwin-Cale and Harnish Memorial Chapel in Bluffton, with Larry Sprinkle officiating.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and one hour prior to services Thursday at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
Online condolences may be made at www.thegmcfamily.com.