Karen Kolenberg, 67, beloved mother, grandmother, and dear friend to many, passed away peacefully on May 23, 2014, in Destin, Fla. She was born Aug. 28, 1946, in Niles, Mich., to Robert and Phyllis Stevens.
She is survived by her brother, Robert Stevens, her children, Annie, Amy, and Becki and her grandchildren, Ella, Austin, Zachary and Isabel.
She spent most of her life in Maryland pursuing her passion for art, music and spending time on the water before making a home for herself in Freeport over the past seven years.
A memorial celebration will be held at 5:30 p.m. June 27 at Ed Walline Park followed by a gathering of family and friends at Karen’s house in Freeport.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Karen Kolenberg Scholarship Fund, Cultural Arts Alliance, Attn: Lee, 105 Hogtown Bayou Lane, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.