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Sharon K. (Snyder) Karenke

October 2, 1940 ~ November 5, 2019 (age 79)


Sharon K. Karenke, 79 of Lynn Center, IL, died Tuesday November 5, 2019 at her home. Graveside services are 11:00 a.m. Monday November 11, 2019 in the Cable, Illinois Cemetery. Visitation is from 3-5 p.m. Sunday at Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home in Alpha. Memorials may be left to the Henry County Humane Society and online condolences can be made at

She was born October 2, 1940 in Sherrard, IL to Leslie and Marjorie McNeil Snyder. Sharon attended Sherrard schools. She married Dale O. Karenke March 30, 1963 in Colona, IL. He died January 4, 2013.

Sharon was a homemaker and enjoyed fishing, camping and mushroom hunting.

Survivors include: one daughter: Rebecca (Kenneth) Fuller of Lynn Center, IL; 3 grandsons: James (Amy) Fuller of Geneseo, IL; Jeremiah (Barbie) Fuller of Andover, IL; Jacob (Ashley) Fuller of Cambridge, IL; 5 great grandchildren: Kaine; Brianna; Keegan; Everly; Olivia; one brother: Marion Snyder of Knoxville, TN; several nieces and nephews.

Her parents; husband; and one sister: Mary Jean preceded her in death.

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 Service Program


November 10, 2019

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home Alpha
111 S. 1st Street
Alpha, IL 61413

Graveside Service
November 11, 2019

11:00 AM
Cable Cemetery
304th Street
Cable, IL


Henry County Humane Society
14606 Roos Hill Road, Geneseo IL 61254

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