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Karen Sue Rathbun

November 14, 1947 — October 13, 2021

Karen Sue Rathbun, age 73, passed away on October 13, 2021 in Springfield, Ohio. Karen was born on November 14, 1947 in Springfield, Ohio. She is preceded in death by her mother, Betty Thacker, and her sister, Patty. Karen is survived by her loving husband, Ronald Rathbun, sons; Anthony Shaffner and David Craig Rathbun, daughter, Theresa Ward, grandchildren; Brian, Jordan, Urban, Axel, Isabelle, Abigail, Emma, and Amelia, great-grandchildren; Breyanna, Gracie, and Ava, and brother, Robert (Mary Ann) Bowser. Karen was an avid knitter and loved selling and buying crafts at craft shows. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 from 11:00-12:00 p.m. at the Jackson Lytle and Lewis Life Celebration Center, Springfield. The service will begin at 12:00 p.m., officiated by Reverend Adam McCarty. Karen will be laid to rest at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

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Visitation

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Jackson Lytle & Lewis Life Celebration Center

2425 N. Limestone St., Springfield, OH 45503

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Jackson Lytle & Lewis Life Celebration Center

2425 N. Limestone St., Springfield, OH 45503

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