Angola – Karan Sue (Hart) Knapp, 80, born February 18, 1943 of Hamilton, IN, died April 16, 2023.
Karan was the daughter of Leoral Mann Hart and Letha Irene (Bailey) Hart of Hicksville, Ohio where she married her husband, William A Knapp and raised their family.
Surviving are their children; Nancy (Donald) Renner of Hamilton, Kenneth Knapp of Pleasant Lake, William Knapp of Hamilton, Richard Knapp of Hicksville, Ohio and Billi Jo (Knapp) Robinson of Fort Wayne. Karen is also survived by her sisters, Tammy (Moeira) King of West Palm Beach, Florida, and Ruth (Hart) Hartgrove of West Palm Beach, Florida. Brothers, Leon (Peggy) Hart of Bryan, Ohio, Rex Hart of Indiana, Anthony Hart of Hicksville, Ohio, and Leoral Hart, Jr of Hicksville, Ohio. Karan is also survived by her many grandchildren, Amy (Carl) Bredemeyer, James (Lora) Cook, Trisha (Jeremy) Brown, Heather Huebner, Jarad Knapp, Chelsea Knapp, Megan Knapp, Damien Knapp, Samantha Robinson, Christopher Robinson, Jada Robinson and Elijah Robinson. Her many great grandchildren, Gage Klanderud, Ethan Klanderud, Spencer Bredemeyer, Keegan Cook, Matilyn Cook, Gage Scranton, Zander Scranton, Hunter Knapp, Delbert Huebner, Kinsley Knapp Kaleigh Knapp. Her first great great grandson, Dimitri Klanderud.
Karan loved life. She loved to spend time with her church family and her Amish family. She liked to play her harmonica and electric piano. In her pastime she loved to play bingo and hang out with her friends, Mary Ray, Delilah Steury, Ketly Stuckman and Joyce Straley. Karan will be missed by all.
Services will be 2 PM Thursday April 20, 2023 at Pleasant Lake Community Church, 5142 S Old US Highway 27, Pleasant Lake, IN 46779 with Pastor Chris Schaefer and Pastor Lynn Eicher officiating. Calling is 2 hours prior to the service Thursday from 12 to 2 PM at the church. Burial will follow the service in Hillside Cemetery, Pleasant Lake. Preferred memorials can be given in memory of Karan to the church. Feller and Clark Funeral Home of Waterloo are assisting the family with arrangements. To send condolences visit www.fellerandclark.com.