Karen Ohler passed away, at the age of 75, on Oct. 28, 2021, when she made her journey home to join her Heavenly Father in his Kingdom for eternity. Karen graduated from Lewis and Clark High school, of Spokane WA, in 1964. As a young lady, Karen was a member of the Manito Lodge (#264), JOBS Daughters, Bethel, #1 of Spokane WA. She was married to Karl Ohler, the love of her life in July, 1982. Sadly, Karen was suddenly widowed in 2010, when Karl passed away from a massive heart-attack. As a strong independent woman, Karen moved from Wenatchee WA, to Boise ID in 2017 to be closer to her Grandson, Cameron and his two daughters. Karen has always been blessed to be surrounded by loving family and lifelong friends who loved her dearly. Karen lived her life as a faithful servant of God devoting her later years to many different ministries, such as, Women’s jail ministries, Disaster Relief, Bible Study Fellowship (BSF), Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) Sisterhood, and hosted many local Bible studies.
She was an only child, preceded in death by her parents, William and Evelyn McCracken of Spokane, WA and her husband, Karl Ohler of Wenatchee, WA.
Karen is survived by her loving companion and loyal doggy, Molly, a 10 year old Shih Tzu.
She’s survived by her children: Son, Travis & wife, Marcelle Knudsen of Mountain Home, ID; Daughter, Tiffany & husband, Ryan Roberts of East Wenatchee, WA; Son, Lyle & wife, Dorothy Knudsen of Bremerton, WA; and Son, Michael & husband, Rodney Ohler of Palm Springs, CA. She’s survived by two grandchildren, Cameron Knudsen of Boise, ID and Macy Roberts of East Wenatchee, WA and lastly by two great grandchildren, Aleksa and Elaina Knudsen.
A celebration of Karen’s life will be held at Central Valley Baptist Church, 600 N. Ten Mile Road, Meridian, ID at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 6, 2021.
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