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Karen Sue Joo

March 27, 1964 ~ May 3, 2021 (age 57)


South Bend– Karen Sue Joo, 57, passed away on Monday, May 3, 2021 in her residence.


Karen was born on March 27, 1964 in South Bend to Theodore and Kathryn (Kennedy) Carney.  She was employed by Bender Plastics and enjoyed animals and going to the casino.  On August 22, 2001 she married Martin M. Joo.  He died on August 28, 2020. 

Also preceding her in death was her #2 dad Walton Gibbons.


Surviving are her mother Kathryn Gibbons, sons Curtis Joo and Chris Joo, daughter Melissa (Eric) Kaser, 3 grandchildren Amanda, Brandyn, and Jada, several great-grandchildren, 2 sisters Kathryn (Joe) Braunschiedel, and Kimberly Linner, 2 brothers Tracy (Yvonne) Carney and Theodore (Janet) Carney Jr. and several nieces and nephews.


Cremation has taken place.  A “Celebration of Life” will be held at a later date.  Zahoran Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. To leave an online condolence, visit our website http://www.zahoran.com or our Facebook page Zahoran Funeral Home.


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