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Karen Elaine (Loew) Chesney

January 16, 1956 ~ February 12, 2024 (age 68) 68 Years Old

Karen Chesney Obituary

Karen Elaine Chesney, 68, of Butler, passed away Monday, February 12, 2023 at HSHS St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. She was born January 16, 1956 in Litchfield, a daughter of Wesley Leroy and Melba Frances (Taylor) Loew. Karen graduated from Hillsboro High School with the Class of 1974. Through the years, she was employed by Roller Derby, Wal-Mart, Cordani’s Bakery of Hillsboro, an area Medi-van driver, and most recently as a caregiver for Help at Home Homecare Services. She and Bernard William Chesney were married June 21, 1980 in Hillsboro, IL. He preceded her in death February 13, 1995.

Karen is survived by a son, Eric (Hannah) Chesney of Greenville, IL; a daughter, Tara Chesney of Butler, IL; a brother, Bradley (Rosalie) Loew of Irving, IL; a sister, Marilyn Thomas of Charleston, IL; and 4 grandchildren, Peyton & Paxton Chesney and Cheyenne & Wyatt Choat.

In addition to her husband, Karen was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Joyce Ann Huber; and a brother-in-law, Lee Thomas.

Funeral services for Karen will be held at 6:00 p.m.  Monday, February 19, 2024, at Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield. Rev. Randy Sands of Hillsboro Free Methodist Church will officiate. Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Those attending the burial service may gather at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 20, 2024 in Kirkland Cemetery in Sorento.  Memorials may be directed to the Family of Karen Chesney, c/o Eric Chesney.

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February 19, 2024

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Plummer Funeral Home
404 E. Union Avenue
Litchfield, IL 62056

Funeral Service
February 19, 2024

6:00 PM
Plummer Funeral Home
404 E. Union Avenue
Litchfield, IL 62056

February 20, 2024

10:00 AM
Kirkland Cemetery
Kirkland Trail
Sorento, IL 62086

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Those attending the burial are to meet at Kirkland Cemetery for the 10:00 a.m. committal.

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