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Winterrowd Funeral Home
Saturday March 19th, 2022
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Winterrowd Funeral Home
Saturday March 19th, 2022

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Hillcrest Memorial Park
Saturday March 19th, 2022

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Karen Ann (McAllister) Kohn

Karen Ann Kohn, 80 of Elgin and formerly of Streator and Ottawa passed away Saturday (March 5, 2022) at Advocate Sherman Hospital, Elgin.

A visitation will be held Saturday (March 19th) from 11 AM until 1 PM at the Winterrowd Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be held at 1 PM at the funeral home with burial following in Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery.

Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Mettille, Bryan Leddy, Brie Ann Von Ruden, Stacy Joslin, Brian and Vincent Venturi

Karen was born on August 28, 1941, in Ottawa to Charles and Darlene (Werdung) McAllister.

Surviving is a daughter Kathi (Michael) Mettille of Elgin, granddaughters, Kelsie (Ben) Banker and Jenna (Bryan) Leddy, great grandsons, Brendan Banker and Cole Leddy, brother, Mike (Liz) McAllister of Little Rock, AR, sisters, Laurie Thorsen of Elgin, Claire (James) Orr of Ottawa, Maura (Kevin) McAllister Sparks of Ottawa and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents and a son Edward Michael Kohn.

Karen attended Jefferson and St. Columba grade schools and Ottawa and Marquette High Schools.  She retired from US Food Service in 2010 after 34 years.

Karen enjoyed flower gardening and she had a great love for animals, especially cats.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in her name to Pet Project.

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Karen (McAllister) Kohn, please visit our flower store.


A candle was lit in memory of Karen (McAllister) Kohn

Stephanie B. May 13 2022 7:04 AM

My friend for ever you are sadly missed we shared a lot of great times together through the years

Karla And Vince Vince Venturi Mar 11 2022 8:48 PM

My brother and I worked with Karen at Bell mobile corporation (carriage lane est.)she was a great person to work with and a great friend. She will be deeply missed. Thoughts and prayers for the family

Vince v. Mar 11 2022 8:34 PM

Rest In Peace!

Bryan Catherine Venturi family Mar 11 2022 8:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Karen (McAllister) Kohn

Karla & Vincent v. Mar 11 2022 8:21 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Karen (McAllister) Kohn

Vince v. Mar 11 2022 8:18 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Karen (McAllister) Kohn

Paula Bruck Mar 11 2022 12:26 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Karen (McAllister) Kohn

Sue Renkosik Mar 11 2022 9:45 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Karen (McAllister) Kohn

Karen cleveland Mar 11 2022 7:21 AM

I enjoyed working with her at Carriage Ln., Estates I will always miss you

Robert tubbs Mar 11 2022 1:36 AM

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