Karen Sue Unroe

January 7, 2016

Karen Sue Unroe 76, of Frankfort, IN, died at 7 a.m. January 7, 2016 at her home.  Born October 21, 1939 in Clinton County to Floyd & Dorothy (Bennett) Redman.  She married Robert Unroe in 1957 and he survives.  Karen was a 1957 graduate of Frankfort High School, attended Ivy Tech in Indianapolis and was a lifelong Clinton County resident. She worked for Emhart Corporation in Indianapolis for over 45 years. Karen was a member of the First Christian Church in Frankfort and Indianapolis Management Club.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be Monday, January 11, 2016 from 4-7 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, January 12th at the funeral home. Pastor Pam Ditson-McCall will officiate. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Humane Society.

Survived by:

Husband: Bob Unroe of Frankfort, 1 Son: Craig L. Unroe of Frankfort, Mother: Dorothy Redman of Frankfort, 2 Sisters: Lana (Mike) Congleton of rural Frankfort, and Janice (Kenny) Wolf of Frankfort.

Preceded by:

her father.

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31 Condolences for “Karen Sue Unroe”

  1. Butch & Eileen Huffer January 8, 2016 at 11:51 am

    So sorry for your loss. We go back many years. Our prayers are with you.

  2. Tina Cottrell January 8, 2016 at 1:41 pm

    Bob and Craig.. words can not express the hurt one goes through during a loss of a loved one… may you be able to deal with this loss a little less each day knowing the memories will be there forever… I had the pleasure of knowing Karen.. she was a very funny but some what serious person… she could make you laugh when I don’t think she was trying to… she will truly be missed…but never forgotten. ..prayers for the whole family.

  3. Julie McQuade January 8, 2016 at 1:46 pm

    Lana, Craig, Dorothy and family. I am so sorry for your loss. It is always sad when you read about families losing a loved one. Especially from the neighborhood we grew up in. Prayers for all of you.
    Julie Sanders McQuade

  4. Helen & Dick January 8, 2016 at 3:43 pm

    We are so sorry, Bob. She was our friend and will be missed by many.

  5. Sandra Little Karle January 8, 2016 at 4:21 pm

    So sorry to hear of Karen’s passing. Sending love and prayers.

  6. Charles and Sue Fink January 8, 2016 at 4:35 pm

    Lana and family, so sorry for your loss. She sure fought a gallant fight, but now she is at peace with God.
    In Christ’s name,
    Charlie and Sue Fink

  7. Bob King January 8, 2016 at 5:47 pm

    I remember Karen From our Grade School days and the times we played at the Little Park . I will remember her and Bob in prayers .
    Bob King

  8. Bonnie Wells Randolph January 8, 2016 at 7:29 pm

    Dorothy,Lana & Family,
    I am so sorry about your daughter and sister.
    You will all be in our prayers.
    God Bless

  9. Karl & Barb Decker January 8, 2016 at 8:15 pm

    So very sorry to hear of Karen’s passing

  10. J oe and Patty Risse January 8, 2016 at 8:34 pm

    Our thoughts are with all of you.. So sorry for the suffering Karen went through.
    Love to all.

    Joe and Patty

  11. Rita Snyder York January 8, 2016 at 8:39 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  12. Erilda and Ron Coleman January 9, 2016 at 12:30 am

    Dearest Bob & Craig & Family,
    Our hearts are deeply saddened for your loss. Please accept our deepest sympathy. Our prayers for peace, comfort and strength for each of you are being lifted heavenward. May His love comfort you. God Bless Ron & Erilda – Foley, AL

  13. Jim & Gloria Hite January 9, 2016 at 9:39 am

    Very sorry and sad to hear of Karen’s passing. A dear classmate and friend. Our prayers go out for the family. May the LORD be with you at this time.

  14. Sherry Stinson Reef January 9, 2016 at 10:47 am

    So sorry to hear of Karen’s passing. I’ll always cherish childhood memories of Karen and the Redman family. Prayers to all.

  15. Tom Rich January 9, 2016 at 11:11 am

    So sorry for your loss Craig you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers

  16. Nancy (Meneely)Corwin January 9, 2016 at 11:46 am

    I have known Karen and Bob all my life. They both were and are beautiful people. I want you to know that my prayers and thoughts are with you at this time in your life. Please know that God surrounds you in your time of grief and loss. She will be sadly missed by many many people as she was a ray of sunshine in our lives. Nancy (Meneely) Corwin

  17. Charna Virtue January 9, 2016 at 2:13 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss………..praying for comfort during this difficult time.

  18. Connie Blubaugh January 9, 2016 at 6:30 pm

    Lana, I am so sorry for your loss, I will keep you and the family in my prayers.

  19. Luis J. Garcia January 9, 2016 at 7:01 pm

    Craig I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother, I Know you and your dad are suffering for this big loss, but remember she is in better hands now, resting in peace forever. I will keep you and your Dad in my thoughts and prayers, God Bless You.

  20. Max and Janie Clark January 9, 2016 at 9:29 pm

    Bob, Craig, and Family. So sorry for your loss but we have great memories!! She is at peace with God!!

  21. Harold and Darla Harper January 10, 2016 at 6:27 pm

    Craig
    So sorry for your loss. Prayers to your family.
    Much love.
    Harold, Darla and Jennifer Harper

  22. Glenda and Garry Frey January 10, 2016 at 8:52 pm

    Craig we are so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. May you know that your many friends are holding you close in this sad time.

  23. Cindy Stinson Weir January 10, 2016 at 9:16 pm

    I’m so very sorry to hear about Karen. She was always a beautiful person. Just looking at the video. Brings back so many memories. God be with all of you.

  24. Pudge and Carolyn Kelly January 11, 2016 at 12:20 pm

    Bob and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Karen was a very special person who cared for all people. We go back a number of years. She is at peace with God.

  25. Greg Miller January 11, 2016 at 4:57 pm

    My deepest sympathies to the Unroe family. Prayers for peace, comfort and understanding in the days and weeks to come.

  26. Diane Niemann January 11, 2016 at 8:34 pm

    I worked with Karen and her mother at Mallorys. I also graduated with Lana. Karen was a very sweet and caring person. I thought she was awesome. She will be missed. Prayers to all her family.

  27. Nancy Williams January 13, 2016 at 12:45 pm

    Craig, so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was a beautiful lady inside and out. Enjoyed my rides to Indy with her when we both worked down there. Lots of good memories. Prayers are with you and the family.

  28. Jon Killion February 1, 2016 at 7:36 am

    My condolences to the family of Karen. I knew her at Mallory for many years. Enjoyed our lunches together, where we had our little group and talked about everything and had great laughs.

  29. Maxine Quarles February 2, 2016 at 3:48 pm

    Karen was a wonderful person. I knew her from work, Mallory Controls in Indy. She loved fashion and she loved people. I will miss her insightful wisdom. Condolences to her family.

  30. Joe Eller February 3, 2016 at 11:10 am

    My condolences to the family on Karen’s passing. I worked with Karen for many years at Mallory/Emerson. She was a highly dedicated employee who was dependable and a hard worker with a positive attitude. She was a lovely person.

  31. Kathy Emens October 22, 2018 at 6:52 pm

    Craig What a beautiful lady. I always enjoyed talking to her. Please know you were always the light of her life and the worst part about leaving this earth was leaving you. If you ever need a Mothers hug please feel free to hug me as I need it too. May love and respect for you Kathy Emens

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