Karen Elizabeth Harris (nee Clark), 87, of Naperville passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 19, 2023, with her beloved husband by her side. A service will be held Monday, January 23, 2023, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1101 Kimberly Way, Lisle, IL. Visitation will take place from 1:00-2:00 p.m. and service following at 2:00 p.m. Interment will take place at Clarendon Hills Cemetery in Darien.
Karen Clark was born March 1, 1935, in Laramie, Wyoming. She graduated in 1953 from Laramie High School and was married to Donald Harris in 1955. Karen and Don moved from Laramie to Seattle in 1957. They were blessed with two daughters, Lynne and Lorna, and son Kevin. Through a series of subsequent job transfers they lived in South Dakota, California, Colorado, New Jersey, and Illinois, living in Naperville since 1975. Karen worked in various school business offices over many years.
Karen’s hobbies included cooking, sewing, playing cards, playing the piano, watching the Chicago Bulls, and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren. She was involved in various volunteer activities at Trinity Lutheran over many years.
Karen is survived by her husband Don Harris, daughters Lynne (Dan) Marsh and Lorna (Bruce) Benes and grandsons Kevin Marsh, Andy (Bianca) Marsh, Jeremiah Benes, and Greg Benes. She is preceded in death by her beloved son Kevin Harris and other loved ones.
Known for her strong faith and fun-loving, spunky personality, Karen never met a stranger. She derived great joy from her relationships with friends and family, but particularly cherished her role as grandmother to her beloved grandsons. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
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