Mrs. Karen Adelle “Stingray” Stuthard of Cedar Springs, age 52, passed away on Thursday, April 24, 2014. She was born to Larry and Inez (née Richards) English on May 24, 1961 and had been a long-time resident of the Cedar Springs area. Karen loved many things in life, however, none as much as taking care of her grandsons. She loved spending long days outdoors, whether it be tending to her flower gardens or cruising on her motorcycle. Karen is survived by her beloved husband of thirty-four years, Raymond; loving children Rebecca (Michael) Harroun and Kristin Stuthard; grandsons James and Alexander Harroun; father Larry English; sister Colleen (Dennis) White; step-brother Gerard (Nancy) Bogner; and step-sister Nora (Steve) Sokolowski. She was preceded in death by her mother Inez; step-father Ivan Bogner; and step-brother Allen Bogner. There will be a time of visitation from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Pederson Funeral Home,127 N. Monroe Street NE, Rockford, MI 49341. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Pederson Funeral Home; with visitation one hour prior to service. Those wishing to offer expressions of sympathy are encouraged to make a memorial contribution to Children’s Miracle Network, 205 West 700 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101, or Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan, 648 Monroe NW, Suite 104, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.
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