Karen Colpaert age 72, 311 West 12th Street Portland passed away Wednesday morning at her residence. She was born in Texas June 26, 1945 the daughter of Russell and Catherine (Carey) Myers. She was married October 21, 1967 to Glen Colpaert who survives. She was co-owner of B&K Rootbeer and worked for Pak-A-Sak, Inman U Loc all in Portland and E.P. Graphics in Berne. She was a 1963 Dunkirk High School graduate, member of Fellowship Baptist Church and Jay County Hospital Aux.
Surviving are her husband Glen, one son Christopher Colpaert (wife Andrea) of Berne, one daughter Carey Colpaert of Portland, one brother Steve Myers (wife Marlena) of Albany, two sisters Beverly Inman (husband Roger) of Portland and Charlene Morris of Florida, sister in law Anne Campbell (husband Ed) of Michigan, four grandchildren
Funeral services will be Saturday at 3:00 PM in the Fellowship Baptist Church with Pastor Hugh Kelly presidng. Visitation will be Saturday from 12:00 – 3:00 PM at the church. Memorials can be made to the Jay County Cancer Society or Fellowship Baptist Church.