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.