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Karen S. Wolfe


Karen Sue Wolfe, 74, of Washington Court House, died at 9:17 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, at Mount Carmel East in Columbus where she had been a patient one day.

Mrs. Wolfe was born Jan. 16, 1942, in Atlanta, to Edward Harold and Ethel Marie Stevenson Gerhardt.

She lived most of her life in Fayette County. Before her retirement in 2006, she had been an assembler and worked in quality control at Calmar for over 20 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three sons, David, Danny and Donald Huffman; two brothers, Glenn and David Gerhardt; two sisters, Virginia VanEtten and Opal Hidy; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Earl and Edith Wolfe; a sister-in-law, Marita Gerhardt; and three brothers-in-law, Robert VanEtten, Leonard Gibson and Thomas Skeens.

Mrs. Wolfe is survived by her husband, Donald Earl Wolfe, whom she married Aug. 16, 1993; a daughter, Joyce Huffman of Washington Court House; a son, Dale Huffman of Sabina; a step-daughter, Kristi Wolfe of Stoutsville; a grandson, Darren Huffman; two great-grandchildren, Jayden Knuckles and Rylan Huffman; eight siblings, Charles (Anna Belle) Gerhardt of Springfield, Harold Gerhardt of Xenia, Gerald (Carolyn) Gerhardt and Richard (Karen) Gerhardt, all of New Holland, Doris (Ronald) Hidy of Madison, Florida, Marilyn (John) Roberts of New Holland, Janet Gibson of New Richmond and Gloria (Alan) Gabriel of Circleville; brothers-in-law, James E. Hidy of Grove City; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Gene and Roberta Wolfe of Bainbridge; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Lora and Don Snyder of Bergholtz; sister-in-law, Betty Skeens of Chillicothe; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, 2016, at the Kirkpatrick Funeral Home in Washington Court House, with Mell Wickensimer, director of visitation at the Grace United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will follow in Highlawn Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of service at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674.

Visit www.kirkpatrickfuneralhome.com.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal