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Gilliland Howe Funeral Home

110 East North Street, Greensburg, IN

OBITUARY

Karen Ann Weimer

May 25, 1940May 17, 2020
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Karen Ann Bowen Weimer, 79, of Greensburg passed away on May 17, 2020 at Aspen Place. She was born on May 25, 1940 in Clinton County, Indiana, the daughter of James and Joan (Goldsberry) Bowen. Karen was a 1958 graduate of Frankfort High School and a 1962 graduate of IU School of Nursing. On August 26, 1962 she married Dr. Larry Weimer and together they had three children: Jennifer, Suzanne, and Matt. Karen was an active member of the community. She loved to sing in the Choir and Praise Team at the United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Tree County Players and Tree City Singers. She loved doing philanthropy work with Psi Iota Xi. She loved animals. Karen was a wonderful mother, wife and friend; the poem Afterglow is how she would want us to celebrate her memory. Afterglow, I’d like the memory of me to be a happy one. I’d like to leave an afterglow of smiles. When life is done I’d like to leave an echo whispering. Softly down the ways, of happy times and laughing times and bright sunny days. I’d like the tears of those who grieve, to dry before the sun of happy memories that I leave when life is done. Survivors include: Husband, Dr. Larry Weimer; Daughters, Jennifer (Don) Blankman and Suzanne Weimer; Son, Matt Weimer; and Grandsons, Michael and David Blankman. Family and Friends are welcome to attend the Virtual Funeral on Facebook Live, Thursday May 21, 2020 at 3:00 pm. Rev. Jon Porter will be officiating. Immediately following the funeral, the family will welcome friends in a drive thru style visitation from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm. Memorial contributions can be made to the Our Hospice of Decatur County or to the Decatur County Animal Shelter. Online condolences can be made to the family at ww.gilliland-howe.com

  • FAMILY

  • James Bowen, Father (deceased)
  • Joan (Goldsberry) Bowen, Mother (deceased)
  • Dr. Larry Weimer, Husband
  • Jennifer (Don) Blankman, Daughter
  • Suzanne Weimer, Daughter
  • Matt Weimer, Son
  • Michael Blankman, Grandson
  • David Blankman, Grandson

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  • DONATIONS

  • Our Hospice of Decatur County
  • Decatur County Animal Shelter

Services

  • Facebook Live Funeral Service

    Thursday, May 21, 2020

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  • Drive-Thru Visitation

    Thursday, May 21, 2020

Memories

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Earl D Loveless

May 22, 2020

Karen and Larry have been friends of mine for well over 60 years. Larry and I go back to Kyger Grade school in the late 40’s. Sue and I send thoughts to all of her family and friends, especially to you Larry.

Peggi Wilson

May 22, 2020

Larry and family,
I am so sorry to hear of Karen's passing. I hope you find comfort in the Lord for all of you and know that I am thinking of you in this time of sorrow. I have just been through the same grief recently,
Sincerely, Peggi Wright Wilson

Joyce (Morrow) Domingo

May 21, 2020

Jennifer please except my deepest condolences on the loss of your mother. She was a very sweet lady. Praying for peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Elizabeth Burkhart

May 20, 2020

My prayers are with you Larry and the family.
so many good memories going back over the years from hayrides, dances, hippie party, and just being together. Karen was so loving, caring, and fun to be with. I will cherish the friendship.

Nahum Martin

May 20, 2020

Such an awesome lady. Every time I visited the Weimer house I was welcomed with open arms and an incredible smile!

Diane & Al Moore

May 20, 2020

Karen touched the lives of all she met with her many kindnesses and endless love. Diane has fond memories of sharing songs and laughter with her through Tree County Singers. We both share memories of many fun-filled evenings with Karen and Larry through euchre club parties.

Karen certainly did leave us all with an afterglow of smiles.

Please accept our heartfelt sympathy and prayers.

Diane & Al Moore

Tracy and Phyllis Winters

May 19, 2020

Dear Weimer family,
We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Phyllis will always treasure the memories of singing trio with Karen and Jean Riddle at the GUMC! Karen was so much fun and such a caring friend. We know her beautiful voice is ringing through heaven right now. She loved her family with a Mama's love. Praying for you, Tracy and Phyllis Winters.

Matt Knueven

May 18, 2020

Larry, Jen, Suz, and Matt,

I cannot begin to express how much I love all of you and your dear wife and mother, Karen. She was such a joy to be around growing up and each and every time I saw her through the years. Her gentle sweetness, kindness, and great sense of humor are what I remember most. I was always welcomed into the Weimer household with open arms and my now 30 year friendship with Matt has become a true brotherhood because of your wife and mother. I know this time cannot be easy but rest assured she will live on forever in my warmest thoughts and sentiments.

-Matt Knueven

Babs Mohnkern

May 18, 2020

Karen was the sweetest person and such a wonderful neighbor to Larry and me during our stay in Greensburg.

I am sending prayers to the family.

Dianna Jacobs

May 18, 2020

She was a lovely person. Will keep all of you in my prayers.

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