Official Obituary of

Karen Gerber

March 13, 1942 ~ March 7, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Karen Gerber Obituary

Karen Hope Gerber, 81, passed away the afternoon of Thursday, March 7, 2024, in Mishawaka, IN. Karen was born on March 13, 1942, in Chicago, IL to the late Svend Nordentoft and Lillian (Hill) Schwanick. On June 4, 1988, she married Allan Gerber, who survives. Also surviving are her children Jeffery Powers, Scott (Diane) Powers, and Tina (Shelly) Powers-Blair; step-children Chris Gerber and Caryn (Ted) Fisher; grandchildren Christopher, Nicholas, Chelsea, Kyle, Aryn, Lauryn, and Allison; great-grandchildren Lydia, Leland, Scarlett, Henry, and Stetson; siblings Mel and Lynn Nordentoft; and many extended family members. She was preceded in death by her parents as well as two siblings, Darryl and Larry Nordentoft.

Karen had a passion for nature and loved flowers, house plants, butterflies, and cardinals. She devoted her time by volunteering at Beacon Hospital for many years. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family. Karen was a wonderful mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, and she will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

No services are scheduled at this time. Hahn Funeral Home is assisting the family with cremation.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Center for Hospice Ernestine M. Raclin House, Thank you for donating to the Ernestine M. Raclin House! - Foundation For Hospice.

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