Karen Mae Hall
November 14, 1942 – November 18, 2021
Karen Hall, of Oak Park, age 79, died November 18, 2021. Karen was born on November 14, 1942 in Pontiac, Michigan. daughter of the late Howard Earl Lane & Doris Bernetta Lane. Loving mother of Sherri (John) Hall-Karabelski and Dean Hall; Beloved grandmother of Shane Karabelski; Dear sister of Janice (Ronald)Turnbull & Marilyn (Richard) Lash; Loving ‘other-mother and Grandma’ to Chris (Debbie) Lega and Curtis (Julie) Lega and their children Kirsti (Trenton) Lega-Lindholm (and Lochlan) and Shana (George)Lega-Parnell (and Harris); Sister in law of Mary Anne Hall and Nancy (Mark)Hall. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Karen was preceded in death by her husband Donald Hall in 1977, and her beloved friend, Jerry Lega.
Karen was a former national model/spokesperson and vocalist with the Singing Dolls. She was a long-time entertainment agent, then owned and operated Accent Entertainment and Productions, llc. She had also been employed with William Beaumont Hospital of Royal Oak as a Patient and Family Liaison. Karen, a lifetime member of St. Trinity Lutheran Church in Clarkston, was also a 45 year member of the American Business Women’s Association, Tipacon Charter Chapter and formerly proudly served as the District 5 Vice President, as well as a member of the National Down Syndrome Society, and GiGi’s Playhouse, Detroit. In addition to Karen’s love of music and community, Karen’s greatest joy and passion was spending time adventuring with her grandson Shane.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, November 21, 2021 from 3-8 PM at Pixley Funeral Home, 322 W. University Dr, Rochester, Michigan. A funeral service/celebration of Karen’s life will be held on Monday, November 22, 2021 at 12 NOON, with gathering beginning at 11 AM, at St. Trinity Lutheran Church, 7925 Sashabaw Rd, Clarkston, Michigan. Karen will be laid to rest at White Chapel Cemetery in Troy, Michigan on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 1 PM.
Donations in lieu of flowers can be made in Karen’s memory to GiGi’s Playhouse Detroit (https://gigisplayhouse.org/detroit/), St. Trinity Lutheran Church (http://sainttrinitylutheran.com/), or American Business Women’s Association, Tipacon Charter Chapter (https://urldefense.com/v3/__http://www.abwa-tipacon.org__;!!M2D_dUfSiN4E!Zet6wdiqsd_eUweWF59MHTMhzOvgTi2LCQ-1hUeCx4wHx5qlANde_JhOUoapPqPWnXcX04ZQFq3H$).
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- Howard Earl Lane & Doris Bernetta Lane Parents (deceased)
- Donald Hall Husband (deceased)
- Jerry Lega Beloved friend (deceased)
- Sherri Hall-Karabelski (John) Daughter
- Dean Hall Son
- Shane Karabelski Grandchild
- Janice Turnbull (Ronald) Sister
- Marilyn Lash (Richard) Sister
- Mary Anne Hall Sister-in-law
- Nancy Hall (Mark) Sister-in-law
- Karen was the 'other-mother and Grandma' to Chris (Debbie) Lega and Curtis (Julie) Lega and their children Kirsti (Trenton) Lega-Lindholm (and Lochlan) and Shana (George) Lega-Parnell (and Harris). She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
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Karen Mae Hall
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