Karen S. Growcock

October 14, 1937 - December 19, 2017

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Saturday, December 23, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel


Saturday, December 23, 5:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel


Karen Sue (Weaver) Growcock, 80, of Wolcottville died Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at 5:35 a.m. at Lutheran Life Villages, Kendallville.

She was born October 14, 1937, in Wawaka to Frank and Alberta (Francis) Weaver.

On June 17, 1956, in Cosperville she married Robert K. “Bob” Growcock. He survives in Wolcottville.

Mrs. Growcock had worked at the Twin Six Restaurant and the IGA, both in Wolcottville, and was a farmer’s wife.

Karen enjoyed traveling, hunting mushrooms, crossword puzzles, camping, and spending winters in Florida. But, most of all, she loved spending time with her family.

Also surviving are a daughter, Karla Growcock of Blackman Lake; two sons, Kevin (Jackie) Growcock of Stroh and Kent (Amy) Growcock of Adams Lake; three grandsons, Justin (Jessi) Growcock of Wolcottville, Markus (Heather) Evenson of Adams Lake, and Mitchell (Amanda) Evenson of Fort Wayne; four great-granddaughters, Kylie Growcock, Alexia Growcock, Hailie Evenson, and Riley Evenson; a great-grandson due in February; and a brother, David Weaver of Royer Lake.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a son, Kenny Growcock; two brothers, Grover Weaver and Richard Weaver.

A memorial service will be Saturday, December 23, 2017, at 5 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North Wolcottville, with Pastor Mike Hamm of the Stroh Church of Christ officiating.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to Riley Children’s Hospital, 705 Riley Hospital Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46202.

View a video tribute after Saturday or send condolences to the family at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com

Guest Book

Becky Drerup
January 3rd, 2018 12:15pm
Rome City, In

Bob,Karla, Kent and Kevin, So sorry to hear of Karen's passing, she was a nice lady. Hugs to you all, Becky

December 25th, 2017 6:36pm

I am so sorry for your loss. Karen was such a sweet, sweet, lady. I have so many great memories of Karen and the family I will cherish for ever! You are in my thoughts and prayers and may God Bless you all.

Jennifer Dunlap
December 23rd, 2017 10:54am

Susan Weaver Oxley
December 23rd, 2017 9:46am
Osceola, IN

I am so sorry for the loss of Karen. She was so sweet. I have some great memories of Karen, Bob, Karla and the boys at the farm. You always made my family feel welcome. She will be missed. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

The Hacketts
December 22nd, 2017 7:22pm
Adams Lake

We are so sorry to hear of your loss. May you be comforted knowing she's with Kenny now.... love and prayers.....and may she RIP

Karl Vaughn
December 22nd, 2017 4:51pm
Howe, In.

I am sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you family.

December 21st, 2017 8:10pm

I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless!

Pat Valenziano
December 21st, 2017 1:20pm
Chicago, Illinois

Sweet Karen, may God be with you. Bob and family....I am so sorry for your loss. She will be dearly missed.

I Judy moore
December 21st, 2017 8:32am

You all are in my prayers. God bless

Tom and Jane Hulen
December 21st, 2017 8:30am

Bob and family - our thoughts and prayers are with each of you

Nyal Weaver
December 20th, 2017 9:03pm
Englewood, Florida

Pat and I enjoyed the round table discussions at the reunions on the farm. Karen always went out of her way to welcome all family and guests. She will truly be missed.

David & Margaret Scott
December 20th, 2017 8:41pm
Tavares, Florida

Karen was a beautiful & caring person. We will truly miss her and our hearts go out to Bob and the family. God be with you.

Wes Weaver
December 20th, 2017 8:38pm
Alva, Florida

I will always remember fun times on Karen and Bob's farm while I was growing up. Karen was a great lady, always fun to be around. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Linda Laisure
December 20th, 2017 1:10pm

Thinking of all of you during this difficult time. She was a great lady.

Carol Phillips
December 20th, 2017 12:33pm

Thinking of the family during this difficult time. May God bless each of you.

Janet Becker Flora
December 20th, 2017 11:09am
Wolcottville, IN

May you find comfort and peace in her passing and joy in remembering her. Our hearts may be sad, but her spirit lives on and will oversee. She was a dear person and now she's on the next step of her spiritual adventure. Enjoy, Karen!

Nelson Weaver
December 20th, 2017 9:30am
Alva , Florida

Jan and our boys enjoyed many camping trips and visits to the farm . Karen and Bob were always great host's, fun was had by all. We will greatly miss our cousin .

Dave and Alda Nissen
December 20th, 2017 8:58am

Our prayers are with you! So sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful person and will be greatly missed.

Linda Stebing
December 20th, 2017 8:52am

My prayers and thoughts are with you.

Ray and Lynn Huff
December 20th, 2017 7:38am

We are keeping you close in our thoughts and in our prayers. Praying that God will comfort your heart during this time. With Deepest Sympathy and Caring

Jennifer wallace
December 20th, 2017 2:01am
Dayton ohio

Amy, Kent, and family, We are so sorry for your lost. You all are in our prayers. Wallace Family

Alan and Barbara Boots
December 19th, 2017 9:47pm
Howe IN; currently Weslaco Tex

Condolences to the entire family! Rest In Peace Karen! Your work is done! A great husband, raised wonderful kids and wonderful grandkids and great grandkids. Job well done. Go be with our savior until we meet again❤️🙏🏽🙏🏽❤️

Elaine Hughes
December 19th, 2017 9:33pm

So very sorry for the loss of your mother.

Doug and Judy Reed
December 19th, 2017 9:20pm
Lagrange, IN

We are truly so sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with your whole family. Karen was such a wonderful woman and will surely be missed.

Roger & Wendy Growcock
December 19th, 2017 9:09pm
Charlotte, NC

We are so sorry for your loss. The entire family are in our prayers for peace.

Amy Fleenor (Moore)
December 19th, 2017 9:03pm
Greensburg IN

May eternal peace be hers, love and prayers for her family.