Karen Louise Berry of Vicksburg, MI passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on August 29, 2021, at the age of 83. She was born on July 27, 1938, in Ludington, MI the daughter of Helen Sauers.
Karen graduated from Climax-Scotts High School in 1956. Following graduation she met and married Richard Walter Berry, together they started a loving family in Vicksburg, MI and raised 3 children. She had a passion for the outdoors and was blessed with a green thumb. She loved to cook and no one made a better pie. More than anything else she loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in her passing by her mother: Helen Ault; husband: Richard Berry; and brothers: Gaylord Hotrum Sr. and Paul Hotrum.
Left to cherish Karen’s loving memory are her children: Janice (Todd) Robinson, Richard Berry II and Sue (Tom) Forward; grandchildren: Ashley (Tony) Garrod, Arrin Berry-Robinson, Olivia Berry, Alyssa Frisch and Codey Frisch; great-grandchildren: Kyler Frisch and Ella Stokes; siblings: Sonya Beebe and James (Renee) Hotrum; sister in-law: Rosemary Hotrum; aunt: “Sr. Colette” Evelyn Sauers; many nieces and nephews.
In accordance with the family’s wishes services will take place at McCowen & Secord Family Funeral Homes Rupert-Durham Chapel, 409 S. Main Street, Vicksburg, MI 49097, a public visitation will be held on Thursday, September 2, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and a funeral service to be held on Friday, September 3, 2021, with a time for visiting starting at 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. with Raymond Berry officiating. Karen will be laid to rest at McKain Cemetery immediately following the service.
Memorials made in Karen’s memory may be directed to the Berry Family C/O Janice Robinson. Contribution envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
While visiting Karen’s tribute page please take a moment to light a candle or share a memory with the family. The Berry family is being assisted by McCowen & Secord Family Funeral Homes Rupert-Durham Chapel, 409 S. Main Street, Vicksburg, MI 49097. 269-649-1697.