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Karen Sue LaMantia, 66, passed away on Thursday October 6th 2022 in Monticello, Indiana.
She is survived by her husband and best friend of 53 years; Daniel LaMantia, their 3 daughters; Nicole (Joshua) Williams, Coral (Chris) Ahola and Danielle Barkwell, 3 grandsons; Christian, Hunter, and Caleb, and 2 sisters; Nancy Auksel and Mary Bixenman, as well as many well loved nieces, nephews.
She graduated from Highland High School in 1975, was a professional clown, she was a missionary who worked all over the world and a talented crafter, and herbalist.
She always loved with her whole heart and gave everything she had. She was a comfort to all who knew and loved her and they appreciated her hugs and her beautiful dimpled smile.
She was preceded in death by;parents, Betty Jo and Robert Neilson; siblings, Robert V. Neilson, Kathy Ann Neilson, and Betty Jean Henderson.
There will be a graveside service on Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. at Bicknell Memorial Gardens, 5057 N. Bicknell Rd. Bicknell, IN 47512. Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel is honored to be entrusted with arrangements. The family welcomes online condolences at www.fredrickandson.com.