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Karen Sue (Allebach) Clark

August 3, 1958 ~ October 20, 2021 (age 63)

Obituary

Karen S. Clark, age 63, of Rosewood, OH passed away at 1:22 p.m. on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 in Mary Rutan Hospital, Bellefontaine.        

Born on August 3, 1958 in Sidney, OH, Karen was a daughter of the late Richard E Allebach and Sara Jane (Huston) Labonte who survives in Panama Beach City, FL.

Karen married Tom Clark on July 7, 2005 and he survives.

She is also survived by two children:  Stephanie (George) Moore of Lyons, IN, and Stewart (Jessica) Strubler of Saint Paris.  She was a loving grandmother to six grandchildren: Ethan, Tosha, and Hunter Adkins, Aiden Moore, Zane and Elias Strubler; and four great grandchildren: Brodie, Aubree, Katie, and Charlotte who loved to call her Candy Karen.

Additional survivors are brothers, Richard E (Lisa) Allebach, II, of Urbana and Bill Allebach of Urbana, sisters, Debi Terry of Beavercreek, Becky (Greg) Fisher of East Liberty, and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews

Karen was a 1976 graduate of Graham High School.  She attended Urbana College and Edison State College. She enjoyed shopping and buying special gifts for people she knew.  She loved farm life and helped her husband, Tom with Clark and Clark Farms. Karen liked crafting, gardening, flower arranging and music.  Most of all she loved her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 25, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. in Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, 216 S. Springfield Street, Saint Paris, Ohio with Reverend Andy Leighty and her mother, Sara Jane Labonte officiating.  Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, St. Paris, OH.  Visitation for family & friends will be held two hours prior to the funeral service on Monday beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Memorial donations may be sent to the Cancer Association of Champaign County, P.O. Box 38125, Urbana, Ohio 43078. Condolences to the family may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com.

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Services

Viewing
Monday
October 25, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Atkins-Shively Funeral Home
216 S. Springfield Street
Saint Paris, OH 43072

Funeral Service
Monday
October 25, 2021

12:00 PM
Atkins-Shively Funeral Home
216 S. Springfield Street
Saint Paris, OH 43072

Interment following funeral service
Monday
October 25, 2021

Evergreen Cemetery
S High Street
St. Paris, OH 43072

Donations

Cancer Association of Champaign County
P.O. Box 38125, Urbana OH 43078

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