Karen S. Holsinger

September 25, 1942 - August 13, 2014

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Service: Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 2 p.m. in Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel

Calling: Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the funeral home
Karen S. Holsinger, 71, of Wolcottville died Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at 9 p.m. in her residence.

She was a lifetime area resident.

Mrs. Holsinger worked as a waitress at the Twin Six Restaurant in Wolcottville for 23 years.

Karen enjoyed gardening and travelling all over the world with her husband. She especially loved her time with family.

She was born September 25, 1942, in Kendallville to Carl and Bonnie (Wray) Knafel. They preceded her in death.

On June 5, 1960, in Rome City she married John R. Holsinger, Jr.. He survives in Wolcottville.

Also surviving are two daughters, Dawn (Mike) Figgins of Colon, Michigan, and Jill (Willie) Wright of Rome City; two sons, Jeff (Tonda) Holsinger of Wolcottville and Brad (Judi) Holsinger of Avon; 12 grandchildren, Melinda (Fred Williams) Figgins, Erica (Jeff) Sickles, Kyle Figgins, Brian Figgins, Colton Wright, Chevy Wright, Cassandra Wright, Chelsea Holsinger, Keaton Holsinger, Kendyll Holsinger, Desiree (Stephen) Reynolds, and Carlee Holsinger; three great-grandchildren, Derrick Lockwood, Trevor Sickles, and Brystol Reynolds; a sister, Connie (Clairdon) Strater of Kendallville; and a brother, Terry Knafel of Indianapolis.

Funeral services will be Saturday, August 16, 2014, at 2 p.m. in Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville with Rev. Carldean Merrifield officiating. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery, Wolcottville.

Pallbearers will be Chevy Wright, Colton Wright, Kyle Figgins, Brian Figgins, Keaton Holsinger, and Stephen Reynolds.

Calling is Saturday, August 16, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to Parkview Noble Home Health & Hospice.

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

Guest Book

Vicky Smith
August 23rd, 2014 4:03pm
Topmost, Kentucky

Jill I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a beautiful lady and loving and caring. She will be missed dearly by alot people, especially her family! I just found out about your loss.

Dave and Alda Nissen
August 15th, 2014 9:03pm
Wolcottville, IN

We are so sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful woman and will missed by many. May God give you peace throughout this time of sorrow. Your friends, Dave, Alda, and Davey

Jonquil Vincent
August 15th, 2014 3:21pm
Gambrills, MD

John and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I remember babysitting for your children many years ago, and always loved and admired Karen. Rest in peace, dear one.

Tom and Jane Hulen
August 14th, 2014 10:40pm

John and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during the very sad time. Blessings to each of you. Tom and Jane

Missy (Keck) Sykes
August 14th, 2014 6:20pm

I am so sorry for your loss.