Karen McKim

Obituary of Karen McKim

Karen McKim, age 77 of Chandler, Arizona went home to be with her Lord and Savior on September 12th, 2021. Karen was born May 8th, 1944 in Cheyenne Wells, CO to Fred and Marie (Kline) Krentz. She graduated from Cheyenne Wells High School. Karen then moved to Limon, CO where she married Larry McKim on April 18th, 1964. They moved to Denver area where they spent the majority of their married life. They were blessed with three children. Karen helped keep the family running like a well-oiled machine as a stay-at-home mom. In 2003, Karen and Larry ventured to Arizona where they enjoyed their retirement years. 

Karen was best known for her amazing creativity and her fierce love of the Lord and others. She was a devoted student of God's Word and was a prayer warrrior over everyone in  her life. 

Karen was preceded in death by her father, Fred, and her brother, Ronald. Karen is survived by her husband, Larry; children Sean McKim, Shannon (Alan) Lee and Michal (Kelvin) Reed;  her thoroughly loved grandchildren Eliana Lee and Kaleb and Judah Reed; mother Marie Thyne of Cheyenne Wells; siblings John (Leona) Krentz of Cheyenne Wells, Richare (Helen) Krentz of Russellville, AR,  Judith (Eugene) Splitter of Sheridan Lake, CO, Franklin (Judy) Krentz of Hood River, OR, Sharla Anderson of Cheyenne Wells and Daniel (Christine) Krentz of Bridgeport, NE.

A celebration of life ceremony will be held in Colorado at a date yet to be determined. 

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