Karen L. (Minder) Stuart

October 1, 1961 ~ September 19, 2020 (age 58)


Mishawaka-Karen L. Stuart of Mishawaka, IN, peacefully passed away in her home on Saturday, September 19, 2020 surrounded with love by her family. 

Karen was born on October 1, 1961 in South Bend to Dannie L. and Nancy (Edwards) Minder.  She is preceded in death by her father.

On July 30, 1993 Karen married Paul Stuart who survives.  Also surviving is one child, Patrick Stuart; siblings, Dannie (Wendee) Minder Jr., Tammy (Jeff) DeVreese, Judy Miller, Nancy (Raemon) Sabaj, Jill Seastrom and Mike (Kurt Ross) Minder.  She is also survived by 52 nieces and nephews.

Karen was a machine operator at Janco and Precision Piece Parts.  She loved to work in her yard and spend time with children.  She also enjoyed traveling and camping. 

Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2020 5:00pm-8:00pm at Hahn Funeral Home at 505 W. 8th Street Mishawaka, IN 46544.  Funeral Service will be on Friday, September 25, 2020 11:00am at St. Bavo Catholic Church in Mishawaka.  Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

Due to current public health and safety standards for COVID-19 social distancing will be enforced and masks required.  

Contributions can be made to St. Bavo Catholic Church.

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September 24, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hahn Funeral Home
505 W 8th Street
Mishawaka, IN 46544

Funeral Service
September 25, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Bavo Catholic Church
511 W. 7th Street
Mishawaka, IN 46544

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