Karen Alexander, 80, of Shelbyville

Karen Alexander, 80, of Shelbyville, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2023 at her residence.

She was born April 23, 1942, in Shelbyville, to Russell Morrison and Vera Maxine (King) Morrison.

Karen was a homemaker and loved cooking, and taking care of her family, especially her grandkids.    She also enjoyed bird watching.

Karen married Dwain Alexander on June 17, 1961 and he survives.  She is also survived by her daughter, Michele (husband, Craig) Callahan of Indianapolis, her sons, Curtis Alexander, and Brendan Alexander (companion, Lori Stiers), all of Shelbyville, 9 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, her brother, John Tressler, of Fairland, her sisters, Anita Nauert, Sarah Stoops, and Candace Morrison.

She is preceded in death by her half-sister,  Nedra Johnson, her half-brother, Gayle Morrison, her step-brothers, Ron Tressler and Jack Tressler, her half-brother, Joel Tressler, and her half-sister, Mary Hollingshead.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Knights of Columbus on Saturday  February 25, 2023 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, Stuart Parks, and Darin Schutt are honored to serve Karen’s family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Association of Shelby County, P.O. Box 844, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

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