Karen Sue Koberstine

October 31, 1944May 27, 2018

Karen Sue (Gilbertson) Koberstine

Karen Sue Koberstine was born October 31, 1944 to Florence and Henry Gilbertson of Spokane, Washington. She joined a brother, James Gilbertson. Karen passed away at Franklin Hills Care Center May 27, 2018 in Spokane, Washington. Karen attended Willard Elementary School and graduated from North Central High School in 1963. She continued her studies at Spokane Community College in nursing and became an LPN. She worked in nursing in Davenport and Spokane. Karen married Phillip Koberstine in Spokane at Linwood Seventh-day Adventist Church April 28, 1972. They shared 24 years together before Phillip encountered health problems. Phillip passed away July 7, 1996 due to kidney failure. Karen was preceded in death by her mother, father, brother and husband, Phillip. She is survived by her sister-in-law, Mary Jenkinson Gilbertson of Bellingham, Washington; a nephew, Brent Gilbertson of Austin, Texas; a niece, Kristina Readshaw of Queensland, Australia; a brother- and sister-in-law, Delbert and Viola Koberstine and their family of Spokane, Washington. She is also survived by cousins, Kathee Stanness of Marysville, Washington and Bill Chambers of Boonville, California. Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 1:00pm at Spokane Countryside Seventh-day Adventist Church, 12107 West Seven Mile Road, Spokane, Washington.


  • Memorial Service Sunday, June 24, 2018

Karen Sue Koberstine

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