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Karen Houdyshell

June 12, 1968 — January 4, 2017

Karen Houdyshell

Karen L. Houdyshell, 48, of East Moline, Illinois died Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Hope Creek Care Center, East Moline.

Visitation is Saturday, January 7th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Dennison Funeral Home, Viola.  Following visitation, cremation will be accorded.  Memorials may be left for the family.

Karen Lynn Houdyshell was born June 12, 1968 in Rock Island, Illinois a daughter of John R. and Jennifer C. Robinson Houdyshell.  She worked as a medical transcriptionist until she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.  She enjoyed collecting bears and doing crafts.

Survivors include her daughter:  Kayla (Scott) Sweeney, Reynolds, IL; grandchildren:  Jackson, Carter and Bailey; sisters:  Brenda (Ken) Sherfey, Aledo, IL and Jessica (Josh Thompson) Houdyshell, Aledo, IL and brother:  John (Paula) Houdyshell, Marengo, IA; special aunt and uncle:  Myrna and Dave Houdyshell, East Moline, IL; special cousin:  Annette (Paul) Rasmussen, Davenport, IA and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents and special aunt:  JoAnne Houdyshell.

Online condolences may be left at www.dennisonfuneralhome.com.

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