Stewart, Karen Doreen

Karen Stewart (nee: Schultz), a loving wife, mother and Nana, died unexpectedly on April 7th, 2017 at the age of 61 in her home in Hartney, Manitoba. Karen is survived by her husband Wilf; her children Christopher, Michael and Caitlin, daughter in law Kim, grandchildren Deegan, Mckaela and Katie, and her brother Allan. Karen is predeceased by her mother Deloris.

Karen was born in Winnipeg on September 2nd, 1955.  She graduated high school in Winnipeg at Nelson McIntyre high school in 1973. Karen lived in Tuktoyuktuk, NWT from 1980 – 1982 where she worked as the Post Master. In 1986, Karen was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Her and Wilf then settled in Gillam, Manitoba where they raised the family. In 2004, Karen moved to Hartney, MB. In 2010, she was diagnosed with Lung Cancer, and had been Cancer free until her passing.

Karen was a devoted wife, mother and Nana. She enjoyed cooking, reading, sewing and being with her grandchildren. She will be deeply missed by her friends, family, and all who knew her.

The family will be having a private service. Flowers or donations can be made in Karen’s name to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada – Manitoba Division.

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