November 12, 1940 – November 26, 2018
Carolyn A. (Kupka) Harger King, 78, of Green Springs, OH, died Monday, November 26, 2018 at the Bellevue Hospital. “Kaya” was born November 12, 1940 in Fremont, the daughter of Edward and Angela (Klisz) Kupka. She was a graduate of St. Joseph High School and went on to work as a secretary for Dr. Trivet at the Community Hospital. In the 1970’s she worked at Food Land as a cashier and J.W. Humbert Trucking Company. It was in 1978 that Carolyn and her lifelong friend Mary Darr Pfefferle, decided to start PK’s Catering. The venture was initially envisioned as a small catering operation, “Just for Fun!” As the demand for their services grew, PK’s matured in to a full scale catering business and banquet hall. In addition to her passion for cooking, Carolyn was an avid reader, card player and enjoyed trips to Casinos. She was a member of Fremont Soroptimist Club, Fremont Moose, St. Casimir Rosary Altar Society, St. Francis Senior Guild, and Sandusky County Chamber of Commerce. She looked forward to spending time at her home in Fort Pierce, Florida in the winter and summer home at Wild Wings Boat-O-Minium by the lake in Oak Harbor. Surviving are her children: Mark (Fiancée Jean Day) Harger of Fremont, OH; Pat (Gina) Harger of Clyde, OH; Gary (Angie) Harger of Missouri; Kathryn Harger of Florida; Michael F. (Kelly) King, Jr. of Kansas, OH; Marcy (Mick) Morrison of Green Springs, OH; Tim King of Green Springs, OH; 15 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; brother David (Linda) Kupka of Fremont, OH; brother-in-law Thomas Ackerman of Fremont, OH. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Michael F. King, Sr., sister Patty Ackerman and daughter in law Kathy Kauble Harger.
Visitation will take place on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 9:00A.M. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 550 Smith Road, Fremont, Ohio. A Mass of Resurrection will begin at 10:00A.M. at the church with Rev. Chris Kardzis officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. A Celebration of Life and fellowship meal will take place at Anjulina’s Banquet Hall, 2270 Hayes Ave, Fremont, OH. Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice or Bellevue Hospital. Online condolences may be expressed at www. kkchud.com
- Stein Hospice
- The Bellevue Hospital
- Visitation Saturday, December 1, 2018
- Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, December 1, 2018
- Celebration of Life Saturday, December 1, 2018
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December 1, 2018
To the family: our deepest sympathy to all of you in the loss of your loved one. Sorry we could not make the funeral.
Francine and Joe
Associated Buyers Inc. Schultz
November 29, 2018
To the Family of Carolyn King
May loving memories bring comfort to you in this time of sadness/
With Deepest Sympathy
Associated Buyers Employees and Their Families
Edward, Sandra and Donald L. Schultz
November 29, 2018
I have many fond memories of Carolyn - initially as a fun loving, caring high school classmate. Carolyn had such a great laugh and always displayed genuine interest in other people and their lives. Since I moved away from Fremont I would not see Carolyn as frequently but I fondly recall seeing her at our 50th class reunion where she introduced me to her husband Mike. We had a great conversation that evening. Secondly my mother, who worked with Carolyn at Dr. Trivett's office, thought the world and all of Carolyn - I have to admit at times I felt mother thought more of Carolyn than she did of me!! All great memories! You are all in my thoughts and may all your wonderful memories of a great lady sustain you during this difficult time.
Gail Bowlus Lorentz
November 29, 2018
Sending my condolences in the passing of Carolyn. The family is in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
November 28, 2018
RIP CAROLYN! You have always called me a brat but that’s ok. I know that I was and still am. My memory is when you and Mary would come from running around and Dad would lock the door at a certain time. So of course you and Mary would come to my bedroom window to let you bad girls in the house. But then I don’t remember if Mary would do this but you did for sure! You would tell me to go and sleep on the couch and sometimes I would or I would hang on to the bed on my side for my dear life OR I WOULD HOLD MY HAND OUT FOR MONEY! Oh that would make you so MAD and I loved it. I do know that Mary was your bestest friend and she will miss you forever. RIP Carolyn! When I get to the gates you will be there calling me a BRAT. Love you! MARKO. I guess I will you miss because you won’t be here to call me a brat anymore. 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏