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Karen Leonard passes away at age 66

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Karen L. Leonard, age 66 of Chesterton, passed away on April 25, 2017 at Porter Regional Hospital. She was born on September 20, 1950 to Albert and Geanne Truran, both of whom preceded her in death.  On April 14, 1988, she married James Leonard who survives in Chesterton. 

She is also survived by her children: Michael Todd Solomon of Bucks County, PA, Whitney Joan Leonard of Chesterton, and Nicholas James Leonard of Chesterton; her grandchildren: Meadow Lynn Norman, Hayden Solomon, and Emily Solomon; brothers: John Truran of Chesterton and Greg (Barbara) Truran of WI.

She is also preceded in death by her brother, Steve Truran.

Karen was an artist and attended the Philadelphia Art School. She enjoyed drawing, sewing, and working in her garden. She was very laid back and was very easy to get along with. She lived off the grid in the 1970s. Being an awesome mom was her favorite hobby.

There will be a Celebration of Life held on a later date.

Arrangements are under the direction of White-Love Funeral Home, Chesterton.




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