Karen K. Bender

January 16, 1964 - December 22, 2021
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Obituary

Karen K. Bender, 57, of Mohnton, passed away December 22, 2021, at 7:36 PM in the Reading Hospital.

Born in Reading, she was a daughter of the late Harry J. and Betty Ann (Harding) Latshaw. She was the life partner of Steven J. Oxenreider.

Karen enjoyed cooking, baking, butchering, hunting, fishing, nature, and boating at the river. Above all, she loved Steve and Zach.

Surviving in addition to Steve is her son – Zachary S. Bender companion of Niki Sweitzer, Mohnton, her granddaughter – Brooklyn Smith, and her sister Christine M. Sweimler, Fleetwood.

Viewing from Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., One East Lancaster Ave., Shillington on Thursday, December 30, 2021, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, followed by her Celebration of Life service beginning at 8:00 PM. Internment in Mohnsville Cemetery, Mohnton on Friday, December 31, 2021, at 1:30 PM. www.kleefuneralhome.com

 

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, December 30, 2021

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

Address:

One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

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Service Information

Date: Thursday, December 30, 2021

Time: 8:00 pm

Klee Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

Address:

One East Lancaster Avenue
Shillington, PA 19607

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Celebration of Life Service


Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, December 31, 2021

Time: 1:30 pm

Mohnsville Cemetery

Address:

310 W. Madison Street
Mohnton, PA 19540

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Born: January 16, 1964
 
December 25, 2021
Christmas morning
Died: December 22, 2021

Condolences for Karen K. Bender

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Our sincere condolences.

The staff of Klee Funeral Home.

 

Randy & Linda Stoutenburgh posted on 12/28/21

We are so shocked by Karen's untimely death, and grieve her passing with you. Deepest condolences to you, Steve - she was such a perfect partner for you. She is greatly missed.

 

Peter Merkel posted on 12/27/21

Steve and Zach Please know that we are thinking about you and praying for you at this sad time. Karen was a great person we will all miss her.. Pete Merkel and everyone at AP Merkel.

 

Ox posted on 12/25/21

Hans and I had a good time opening your gifts wish you could have been here see how excited hansie was when he realized it's Santa was here we love you like crazy sweetie I will never forget you. I might have posted it three times for your honey I don't know you know I was never that good on a computer

 

Steven oxenreider posted on 12/25/21

Hanz and I really enjoyed opening your presents on Christmas morning brightened our day even though you are no longer with us we're both going to keep on keeping on and make you proud about us

 

Steven oxenreider posted on 12/25/21

Hans and I really enjoyed getting presents from you even though you're already gone two of us got a lot of work to do around here but we're going to keep on keeping on I make you proud

 

Ox posted on 12/25/21

Hans and I loved your presents you got us for Christmas I know your love for us will never end Hans and I know that you're watching over us you will forever be in our hearts as AC DC Singer once said you are the best damn woman that I ever seen

 

fred oxenreider posted on 12/25/21

god bless you Karen

 

Nancy Oxenreider posted on 12/24/21

Loved you you left us to soon

 

Zachary Bender posted on 12/24/21

I love you mom and I miss you so much! You will always be in my heart!

 

Zach Bender posted on 12/24/21

I love you Mom and I miss you so much! You will forever be in my heart! I just can't believe you're gone.

 

Sharon Harding posted on 12/24/21

Remembering all the fun times growing up & get-togethers @ "Mom mom's" house!

 

Sharon Harding posted on 12/24/21

Sending love, hugs, & prayers to Zach, Chris, & Steve & their families. She will be missed dearly.

 

ox posted on 12/24/21

i will always love her

 

ox posted on 12/24/21

In memory of Karen K. Bender, ox lit a candle

 

ox posted on 12/24/21

i love you so much and miss you like crazy

 

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