Karen D. Endrek

1946 - 2014

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Karen D. Endrek passed away in her sleep at home after a brief illness on Tuesday, January 14, 2014. Karen was born to Elmo and Bertha (Roeder) Campbell on July 19, 1946 in Findlay, Ohio. Karen was preceded in death by both parents and a sister, Kathren Campbell. Karen is survived by a brother, Robert(Connie) Campbell of Wheeling, Illinois and by four nieces; Linda Eaton, Donna Olsen, Jody Reese and Jan Buss. Karen married Arden Endrek in 1984 and he survives. Also surviving are two daughters: Sandra (Alex) Antonian of Southaven, Mississippi, Stacey (Scott) Shelling of Rockton, Illinois and four grandchildren. Karen is also survived by her faithful dog Charlie. Karen was a member of the 1964 Findlay High School graduating class. She was first employed in admissions for seven years by Findlay College and then for 30 years by RCA-Harris-GE-Intersil of Findlay where she retired as the Administrative Secretary for the Plant Manager. She was a long time member of the St. John's Lutheran Church in McComb. Visitation and a memorial service will be held at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Findlay. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 PM on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 with a memorial service following visitation at 8:00 PM. Pastor Linda Zaye will conduct the memorial service. There will be a private burial at Knollcrest Gardens at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Teddy's Rescue and Sanctuary, Inc., 12409 County Road 99, Findlay. Online condolences may be made via www.coldrencrates.com.


Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Tuesday, January 21st 2014 5:00 - 8:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Tuesday, January 21st 2014 - 8:00 PM

  • Service Location:

    COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Final Resting Place:

    [Map]

  • Contributions:

    Teddy's Rescue and Sanctuary, Inc.
    12409 CR 99
    Findlay, OH 45840

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Condolences For Karen D. Endrek




To : Arden Date :Wednesday, January 22nd 2014
From : Becky Hawk
So sorry to hear of Karen's passing I enjoyed working with her at Harris



To : Arden Date :Tuesday, January 21st 2014
From : Lauri Forshaw Mayberry
Arden I'm so sorry for you loss Karen was my big sister when I was a teenager She taught me to accept myself as I am and gave me the courage and love I needed at that time in my lifeShe will be missed



To : Arden Date :Tuesday, January 21st 2014
From : Jody
I was so glad that u and Karen came into my life I only have known Karen 4 a short timebut I love her like my mamma Will b missed badly God bless u in this time Love Always Jody



To : Arden and Family Date :Monday, January 20th 2014
From : Bob and Peg Hill
We are so sorry to hear of Karen's passing We can't come to be there as we are in Florida You will be in our prayers daily What a wonderful and pleasant person she was She always had a smile for us when we would see the both of you



To : Arden Endrek Date :Monday, January 20th 2014
From : Barbi Zilch
Karen was such a beautiful and kind lady she always had a smile on her face and when she was with you she made sure you were smiling with her She will be so missed but memories of her will always remain in her hearts She is now an angel dancing in the clouds and watching over us with God



To : Sandy Date :Monday, January 20th 2014
From : Anuja
My sincerest thoughts and prayers for you and your family



To : The Family of Karen Date :Sunday, January 19th 2014
From : Dr Paul G Young
I started as a young engineer at RCA and Karen was the first person to make me feel like one of the family I think fondly of her smile kindness and her support she provided me There are maybe 10 people in our lives who truly touch us as people and Karen was one of those in my life Everyone who has ever worked with or known Karen knows of what I speak She will be missed Thank You KarenPaul



To : Bob and girls and the Endrek family Date :Friday, January 17th 2014
From : Jonnie
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of loss I always will remember Karen's smile and quick whit I remember when as kids after tap our Mom's took us out for a refreshment We even entertained the other customers on occasion God BlessJonnie Eisel



To : Sandy Antonian Date :Friday, January 17th 2014
From : Alaine Hallam
SandyMy sincerest thoughts and prayers for you and your family Alaine



To : Arden Date :Thursday, January 16th 2014
From : Jerry and Marianne Higley
You were our neighbors two doors down on Fifth Street We will always remember Karen for the soul that she was You were a fortunate person for having her as a soul mate Peace



To : Arden Family Date :Thursday, January 16th 2014
From : Christy Kuhlman Good
So sorry to hear about your loss She was such a sweet soul My parents always enjoyed your visits Please take care of each other and God Bless cousin Karen Christy Don the children



To : Arden Endrek Date :Thursday, January 16th 2014
From : Nancy John Shoop
Arden we are very saddened to hear about Karen As you know we are in Texas so won't be able to attend memorial services Please give our condolences to Sandra and Stacey and their familiesJohn Nancy



To : Arden family Date :Thursday, January 16th 2014
From : Dianne Kirchner
I remember Karen as a very kind and gentle lady who was so very sweet to my daughter Aubrey We knew Karen beacause I knew and love her mom Bertha Karen was a very good daughter to BertThey will both remain in my heartDianne Kirchner



To : Arden and Family Date :Thursday, January 16th 2014
From : Bill Recker
Arden What a shock I'm lost for wards The best that I can say is that I'm so sorry for you and your family for the loss of Karen Stay strong God had a reason He takes the best at times I'll see you in March Bill



To : Arden and Family Date :Thursday, January 16th 2014
From : Bill Recker
Arden What a shock I'm lost for wards The best that I can say is that I'm so sorry for you and your family for the loss of Karen Stay strong God had a reason He takes the best at times I'll see you in March Bill



To : Arden Date :Thursday, January 16th 2014
From : Ron and Kathy Ervin
Arden -You have our deepest sympathy We're so very sorry for your lossRon Kathy Ervin



To : Arden Endrek Date :Wednesday, January 15th 2014
From : Maria Bishop
I am so sorry for Karen's loss I am going to miss her so much She was such a great person who always gave 100 of her time love and wealth if you needed it



To : Arden Date :Wednesday, January 15th 2014
From : Madelyn Kendrick
I am so sorry to hear of Karen's passing She was so nice and always so friendly I will miss seeing her at the Southend restaurant My thoughts and prayers are with you in the days and weeks ahead



To : Arden Date :Wednesday, January 15th 2014
From : Peggy Walther Trutt
So sorry to hear about Karen passing I'll be keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers



To : Arden Endrek Date :Wednesday, January 15th 2014
From : Laura M Dezura
Dear Arden Pleased except my condolences for the passing of your wife My husband and I worked with Karen at RCA for a long time We really thought a lot of her As a matter of fact we used to see you two at the Elks every once in a while I will not be attending the services My husband Frank passed away in June and it is just too emotional right now for me but I will keep you in my prayers Sincerely Laura Dezura




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