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Karen S. Downs, 72, NB

Karen S. Downs, 72, of North Baltimore, Ohio passed away Tuesday, October 24, 2017.

Karen was born in Findlay, Ohio to the late Eldon and Esther (Copus) Reynolds. Karen is survived by her children: Jon and Amy Downs of North Baltimore; grandchildren: Hallie Downs and Paxton Nichols and a brother Jon  (Paula) Reynolds of Cygnet, Ohio. Karen was preceded in death by her granddaughter Febe Fleming and a brother Thomas Reynolds.

Karen was a 1963 graduate of North Baltimore the School Food Service Director for North Baltimore Schools retiring after 36 years of service. She was a member of the Church of the Good Shepard Church in North Baltimore and Truck Stop Ministries in North Baltimore where she played the keyboard for their services. She was also a member of the Childrens Christian League and 50 North. Karen enjoyed traveling with her family to Myrtle Beach and playing the organ, piano and accordion. She was a very spiritual individual who truly loved God and her family.

Visitation for Karen will be on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 1:00-4:00 & 6:00- 8:00 PM in the HARTLEY-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME, 370 Park Dr. S, McComb, Ohio 45858. Karen’s Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 1:30 PM in the funeral home. Interment will follow in the New Maplewood Cemetery, North Baltimore.

Memorial Contributions may be made in Karen’s honor to the Truck Stop Ministries or to Bridge Hospice.

The Hanneman Family Funeral Homes is honored to serve the family of Karen and anyone wishing to express condolences or a fond memories can visit

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