Karen Lee Allen
Karen Lee Allen
  • February 20, 1947 - October 1, 2017
  • Oklahoma

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Karen Lee Allen passed away peacefully at her home on October 1, 2017, after a year-long battle with cancer. She was born February 20, 1946 in Nebraska. Karen graduated from John Marshall High School in 1965 and Baylor College of Dentistry in 1969. She worked as a Dental Hygienist for over 40 years.
Karen was a proud mother to two daughters, Michelle and Kourtney. While Michelle was still in school, Karen was very active with the Special Olympics program and children with special needs. Karen loved to spend her time golfing and at her lake house at Lake Eufaula. Her inner artist showed through in her love of decorating and landscaping.
Karen is survived by her two daughters, Michelle Determan, and Kourtney Ecker, son-in-law Bobby Ecker and granddaughters Kennedy Maness and Cat Ecker, brother Mike Allen and his wife Pia and their two children Britt Allen Reece and Kyle Allen as well as niece and nephew James Thomas Allen and Stacie Allen. She is also survived by close friends Kandy Thompson, Julie Carr, Janice Craig, Barbara Lasater, Terri Tacca, Tony Determan and Sherrie McCurdy. Karen was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. Neil Allen and Isla Mae Allen and brothers Tom and Jay Allen
A Celebration of Life will be held 1:00 p.m., Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Hahn-Cook/Street & Draper Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations please be made to the Oklahoma Foundation for the Disabled, 8421 N. Walker Avenue, Oklahoma City, 73114