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Karen S. (Waymire) Linton

November 25, 1940 ~ January 12, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Karen Linton Obituary

Karen S. Linton, 83, of Van Wert passed away at 4:30 a.m., January 12, 2024 at the Van Wert Manor Nursing Home.

She was born on November 25,1940 in Van Wert, Ohio to the late Paul D. Waymire and Grace B. (Allison) Waymire. On March 24, 1962 she married John R. Linton who survives.

Karen was a 1958 graduate of Van Wert High School and was a 1960 graduate of the International Business College of Fort Wayne. She retired in 1997 from Unicrete Supply Company as a secretary after working there for 20 years. Karen was also an avid bowler at Olympic Lanes, Van Wert and loved to work on puzzles. She was in a bridge club, a Girl Scout Leader and was also a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church.

Survivors include her husband, John R. Linton, a daughter, Lisa Linton of Mooresville, NC, a son Randall Linton of Van Wert; a sister, Marcia Elston of Middle Point and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, John P. Waymire and one sister, Nancy J. Coplin.

Visitation will be on Sunday, January 14, 2024 at Cowan & Son Funeral Home from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. and one hour ahead of services on Monday at the church. Funeral services for Karen will be held on Monday, January 15, 2024 at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Van Wert at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. William C. Haggis, II, officiating. Burial will take place at Woodland Cemetery, Van Wert.

Preferred memorials are to the St. Mark’s Lutheran Church Bell Tower Fund.

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January 14, 2024

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cowan & Son Funeral Home
616 South Washington Street
Van Wert, OH 45891

Funeral Service
January 15, 2024

11:00 AM
St. Mark's Lutheran Church
160 West Sycamore Street
Van Wert, OH 45891

January 15, 2024

3:52 PM
Woodland Cemetery
10968 Woodland Avenue
Van Wert, OH 45891


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