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Karen Sue Hostetler

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Karen Sue Hostetler

Memorial services for Karen Sue (Lenox) Hostetler, a longtime Crystal, OK resident will be held Friday, December 11, 2020 at 5;00 p.m. at Boehler Community Building in Boehler, OK with family officiating. Brown’s Funeral Service of Atoka is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Hostetler was born May 20, 1955 to Cloyd Van and Bonnie Marie (Dannells) Lenox at Albia, IA and passed away December 5, 2020 at Durant, OK at the age of 65 years, 6 months and 16 days. She attended Oskaloosa and Grant Schools in Iowa and later attended Kiamichi Vo-Tech and received her CNA certification. Karen worked many years at Wal-Mart in Atoka and once she received her CNA certification she worked at Coalgate Hospital. She was raised in the Pentecostal faith. Karen enjoyed raising German Shepard dogs, raising Mustang horses, horseback riding, trail riding, raising cattle and loved spending time with family, especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include her companion, best friend and partner, Phillip Marsh of Crystal, OK; children, Tammy Trusty and husband Glenn of Russell, IA, Donnie Allison and wife Renee of Oskaloosa, IA, Bobbie Ceriotti and husband Jason of Atoka, Stacey Wood and husband Matthew of Crystal, Candy Hostetler and friend Stuart Mobbs of Hollyridge, NC and Edwin “TC” Hostetler of Crystal; sisters, Barbara Johnson, Donna Tylkowski, both of Oskaloosa, IA, and Sheryl Playle and husband Rodney of New Sharon, IA; brothers, Jerry Lenox and wife Donna of Oskaloosa, IA, and Terry Lenox and wife Mary of Pella, IA; fourteen grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and another due in a month; along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear and loved friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Linda Shappell.

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