Karen Colpaert, 72, of Portland passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at her residence. She was born on June 26, 1945 in Texas to Russell and Catherine (Carey) Myers. She was married on October 21, 1967 to Glen Colpaert.
She was co-owner of B&K Rootbeer and worked for Pak-A-Sak, Inman U Loc, all in Portland and E.P. Graphics in Berne. She was a 1963 graduate of Dunkirk High School and a member of Fellowship Baptist Church and Jay County Hospital Aux.
She is survived by her husband; son, Christopher (Andrea) Colpaert of Berne; daughter, Carey Colpaert of Portland; brother, Steve (Marlena) Myers of Albany; two sisters, Beverly (Roger) Inman of Portland; and Charlene Morris of Florida; sister in law, Anne (Ed) Campbell of Michigan; and four grandchildren.
Visitation will be three hours prior to the 3:00 p.m. funeral service on Saturday, August 12 at Fellowship Baptist Church. Officiating will be Pastor Hugh Kelly.
Memorials may be made the Jay County Cancer Society or Fellowship Baptist Church.
Arrangements provided by Baird-Freeman Funeral Home in Portland. Online condolences may be made at www.bairdfreeman.com.