- August 18, 1950 - April 27, 2010
- New Carlisle, Indiana
of Karen's Passing
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“Duane and family, I am sorry to hear of your loss. May God always give you peace in your time of need. Love, Carol Weems
1 of 17 | Posted by: Carol Weems
“My prayers go out to all of Karens family at this very difficult time. I grew up down the road from Karen and always looked up to her. She was a very...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Terri (Kelley) Voyles - La Porte, IN
“We were so sorry to hear the news, you are all in our thoughts and prayers. She was a great person.
3 of 17 | Posted by: Dave & Sue Salisbury - LaPorte, IN
“Duane and family. We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
4 of 17 | Posted by: Rick and Stacey Zellers - Granger, IN
“We send our condolences and prayers to Karen's family during this very difficult time. It's been a number of years since we last saw Karen, but have...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Ed and Nola Workman - Roy, UT
“Duane and children, Sandy, Steve, Stan, We are so sorry for your loss, We send our love and prayers that God will be with you all and give you...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Gene and Shirley Hipsher - IN
“So sorry for your loss Duane. It has been ages since I saw you last. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family.
7 of 17 | Posted by: Malcolm Hannah (Wayne) - IN
“Dave and Sandy and family our thoughts and prayers are with you. Wishing you comfort in your time of loss. God Bless you all. Fred & Annise...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Fred & Annise Nicholas - Saline, MI
“Angie-my thoughts and prayers go out to you, Kent, and your family. I hope you know that I understand the hurt and loss you feel because I recently...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Julie Hornsby - LaPorte, IN
“Nicole, my sincere condolences to you and your family.
10 of 17 | Posted by: Jim Deloughery - Naperville, IL
“We are so sorry for your loss. You and the girls have been so blessed to be so close to your MOM and you will always have those memories to hold...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Colleen and Michael Bradford - TX
“a light was just turned off in my world. Karen,we rarely saw each other these past years but the years we spent together at Krogers will always stay...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: John Zakes - la porte, IN
“Aunt Sandy and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers. We are so very sorry for your loss and wish we could be with you during this time. May...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Kathy and Shawn Surma - Liverpool, NY
“The world lost a little piece of sunshine when God took Karen home. May your memories give you strength during this difficult time.
14 of 17 | Posted by: Laura and Tron Gorbonosenko - IN
“Angie and family, We are very saddened to hear of your mothers passing. May God comfort and watch over all of you during this time of grief.
15 of 17 | Posted by: Steve & Virginia Marovich - IN
“To all of Karen's family, I am SO SORRY to hear of Karen's passing. I grew up next door to her and "Grandma Boots" and spent many days at her house...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Susi (Kelley) Spencer - Wichita, KS
“Words cannot express how deeply sorry we are for your loss...Karen was a wonderful person..She never failed to make those who came to her home feel...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Alan&Annette Royce - south bend, IN
Mrs. Karen S. Lowery, 59, of New Carlisle, Indiana, died Tuesday April 27, 2010 at LaPorte Hospital. She was born August 18, 1950 in La Porte, Indiana, the daughter of Stanley Dopieralski and Marion "Boots" (Clem) Dopieralski. She has lived in the New Carlisle area, all of her life. Karen was a member of St. John Kanty Catholic Church. Karen enjoyed volunteering at the Rolling Prairie Elementary School, traveling to Las Vegas, doing yard-work and playing cards. She loved baking and cooking. Karen loved spending time with her family, grandchildren and friends. On April 22, 1978, in Rolling Prairie, IN, she married Duane D. Lowery who survives. She is also survived by her two daughters, Nicole (Kevin) Wheatbrook of Rolling Prairie, IN, Angela Lowery of La Porte, IN; two grandchildren, Macy Wheatbrook, Ella Wheatbrook; one sister, Sandy Surma of Rolling Prairie, IN; two brothers, Steve Dopieralski of New Carlisle, IN, and Stanley Dopieralski of New Carlisle, IN. Karen was preceded in death by her parents, sister, Bev Degraf, and brother, Don Dopieralski. Arrangements are being handled by Haverstock Funeral Home, 602 Maple Ave., LaPorte, Ind. where the family will receive friends Thursday, April 29, 2010 from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm & Friday, April 30, 2010 10:00 am, until time of service at the church. A memorial service will be held at Rolling Prairie United Methodist Church, Friday April 30, 2010 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Dorothy Jones officiating. Cremation will take place. Memorial contributions may be made to the South Bend Memorial Hospital Maternity Department.