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Sharon Karenke

October 2, 1940 — November 5, 2019

Sharon K. Karenke, 79 of Lynn Center, IL, died Tuesday November 5, 2019 at her home. Graveside services are 11:00 a.m. Monday November 11, 2019 in the Cable, Illinois Cemetery. Visitation is from 3-5 p.m. Sunday at Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home in Alpha. Memorials may be left to the Henry County Humane Society and online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com.

She was born October 2, 1940 in Sherrard, IL to Leslie and Marjorie McNeil Snyder. Sharon attended Sherrard schools. She married Dale O. Karenke March 30, 1963 in Colona, IL. He died January 4, 2013.

Sharon was a homemaker and enjoyed fishing, camping and mushroom hunting.

Survivors include: one daughter: Rebecca (Kenneth) Fuller of Lynn Center, IL; 3 grandsons: James (Amy) Fuller of Geneseo, IL; Jeremiah (Barbie) Fuller of Andover, IL; Jacob (Ashley) Fuller of Cambridge, IL; 5 great grandchildren: Kaine; Brianna; Keegan; Everly; Olivia; one brother: Marion Snyder of Knoxville, TN; several nieces and nephews.

Her parents; husband; and one sister: Mary Jean preceded her in death.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, November 10, 2019

3:00 - 5:00pm

Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home Alpha

111 S 1st St, Alpha, IL 61413

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Graveside Service

Monday, November 11, 2019

Starts at 11:00am

Cable Cemetery

304th St, IL 61281

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