Karen Juanita Chaney, 65, passed away Friday, August 19, 2011 surrounded by her loving family.
Born March 7, 1946 in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of William and Eva (Staley) Shumaker.
She was a member of St. Matthews United Methodist Church of Columbia City. She enjoyed crafting, sewing and scrapbooking, but her greatest joy was spending time with her family.
Surviving are her husband Leland Chaney; daughters Rebecca (Kevin) Berning, Tina (Kevin) Biddle; brother William (Lorraine) Shumaker; four grandchildren, Nathan, Oliver and Lily Berning and Andrew Biddle.
Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Matthews United Methodist Church, Columbia City. Memorials may be directed to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home, 5910 Homestead Road, Fort Wayne or St. Matthews United Methodist Church, 1460 East 500 North.