Karen Kay Daine, 69

Karen Kay Daine, 69, of Wabash, died at 10:30 p.m., Saturday, June 6, 2020 at her home.  She was born July 10, 1950 in Peru to Carl S. "Sam" and Virginia L. (Smith) Barnett.

Karen was a 1968 graduate of William Henry Harrison High School in Evansville. She married David T. Daine in Wabash on June 20, 1975. Karen was a housewife and also a cook at O.J. Neighbors Elementary School in Wabash. She was a member of the Wabash First United Methodist Church, and a member of the Wabash Chapter Order of the Eastern Star #90. She enjoyed reading and sewing, but her grandchildren were her hobby. 

She is survived by her husband, David T.  Daine of Wabash; three daughters, Teresa (Nick) Harris of Wabash, Alicia (Tim) Boeddeker of Liberty Township, Ohio, and Angela (David) Pennington of Middletown, Ohio; nine grandchildren, Sheldon Jones III, Lacie Jones, Samuel Harris, Chaz Harris, and John Harris, all of Wabash, Austin Boeddeker, Brady Boeddeker, and Riley Boeddeker, all of Liberty Township, and Davee Pennington of Middletown; great granddaughter, Ariel McMahan of Middletown; and her sister, Peggy Jo Kilcrease of Grand Prairie, Texas.  She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Carl E. Barnett.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, June 11, 2020 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Rev. Nathan Whybrew, and Pastor John Cook officiating.  Entombment will be in the Chapel of Remembrance Mausoleum at Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Wabash County Cancer Society.

The memorial guest book for Karen may be signed at

Posted on 2020 Jun 08