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KAREN JEAN SOLLENBERGER

The Village at Morrisons Cove

 


Karen Jean Sollenberger, 71, a resident at the cottages at The Village at Morrisons Cove, Martinsburg, passed away peacefully Thursday morning, Feb. 25, 2021, at home.

She was born June 21, 1949, in Roaring Spring, the daughter of the late D. Frank “Pat” and Doris (Dick) Imler. She married Ken Sollenberger on July 8, 1968.

She is survived by her husband; two children: D. Michelle Davis and husband David of Boca Raton, Fla., and Bryan K. Sollenberger and wife Bobbi Jo of Bakers Summit; seven grandchildren: Ryan Hillegass and fiancee Carlene Swift of Fort Worth, Texas, Lyza Sollenberger of Bakers Summit, David Davis VII of Chicago, Ill., Mya Peterson and husband Tyler of Manassas, Va., Alex Hillegass of Orlando, Fla., Jacob Sollenberger of Bakers Summit, and Jordan Davis of Boca Raton, Fla .; a sister, Dixie Piper and husband Dan of Puzzletown; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Doug Imler.

Karen was a lifelong member of Bare Memorial Church of God.

She was a 1967 graduate of Central High School, Martinsburg. She retired from Smith Transport in 2014 after 25 years of service and had previously taught cake decorating at JC Penney’s. She had also done cake decorating for many people.

She enjoyed quilting, crafting and baking apple pies. She participated in the Silver Sneakers program at the Garver Memorial YMCA, Roaring Spring. Karen was the first person in her family to get a deer with a muzzleloader.

A funeral was held Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, at Bare Memorial Church of God, Roaring Spring. Pastor Steve DiBiase officiated. Interment was made in Greenlawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Karen’s memory may be given to the Bare Memorial Church of God, 508 E. Main St., Roaring Spring, PA 16673.

Arrangements by the Todd T. Thompson Funeral Home Inc. (www.thompsonfh.com).

 

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