Karen Lee Fahncke,
60, of New Knoxville, and formerly of Rockford, passed away on October
06, 2021 at Van Wert Health.
She was born on
January 01, 1961, in Kenton, the daughter of the late Richard Henry
Wilcox and Janice Sue (Stephan) Wilcox. On June 25, 1983, she married
Joseph "Joe" Fahncke, who survives. Together, they shared many years of
with a Bachelor's in Christian Education from Cincinnati Bible College.
Karen worked for many years at Henkle Insurance in Rockford, where she
was a secretary but also held her license as an insurance agent. Above
all, Karen loved spending time with her grandchildren, who were her
In addition to her
husband, Karen is survived by one son; Matt (Angie) Fahncke of Minster,
one daughter; Stephanie (Tom) Lucas of Fairfield, Two brothers; Rick
(Kathie Hankins) Wilcox of Findlay, and Douglas Wilcox of Bowling Green;
one sister; Kathy (Robert) Sirmons of Findlay; and four grandchildren;
Jaxon, Easton, Zoey, and Tucker.
Services will be
held at 11:00 AM Tuesday morning, October 12, 2021, at Ketcham-Ripley
Funeral Home 111 W. First Street Rockford, OH 45882. Interment will
follow in Riverside Cemetery, 3750 US-33 Rockford, OH 45882.
Family and friends
will be received Monday, October 11, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm
to 8:00 pm, as well as one hour prior to the funeral service at Ketcham-Ripley
Funeral Home 111 W. First Street Rockford, OH 45882.
In lieu of
flowers, memorial contributions in Karen`s memory may be sent to Parkway
Athletic Boosters or to JDRF, Southern and Central Ohio Chapter.
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Karen's online memorial, please visit
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