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Karen L. Holman

Karen L. Holman, age 68, passed away Sunday morning, Oct. 15, 2023, at her residence in Huntington, IN following an extended illness.

Karen was born in St. Louis, MO, on August 21, 1955, to Jesse and Eathel (Allison) Wiggins, both parents preceded her in death. She married Steven J. Holman on Sept. 3, 1982, in Clarksville, TN, he survives in Huntington, IN.

She worked for Indiana Auto Auction and Indiana Department of Transportation for many years, more recent, she enjoyed being a homemaker and spending time with her husband and family. Karen enjoyed singing, riding motorcycles, arts and crafts and tending to her flowers around her home.

Karen is survived by her husband Steve, a daughter; Yazmine (Jeff) Ripple of Huntington, IN, two sons; Antinino (Lindsey) Gentile and Steven Holman Jr. both of Ft. Wayne, five grandchildren, a sister; Kay (Ray) Sack of St. Louis, MO and a brother; Jessie Wiggins Jr. of St. Louis, MO.

In accordance with Karen’s wishes, there will be no public services. Burial will take place at the Marion National Cemetery, Marion, IN.

Memorial contributions can be made in Karen’s memory to Friends Who Care Cancer Relief Foundation.

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