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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Karon Kalahar

   Karon M. Kalahar , 58, of Gladwin, died May 6, 2002 at MidMichigan Medical Center in Gladwin following a short illness. Karon was born December 7, 1943 to Harold and Clistie (Brewster) Phillips in Freeland. She was the owner/operator of Karonís Upholstery in Saginaw and had lived in Gladwin County for 20 years, moving here from Freeland. She was a member of the Beaverton Church of the Brethren.

   She is survived by two sons, Craig (Shari) Kalahar of Maryville, Tenn. and Kevin (Karla) Kalahar of Lakewood, Colo.; two daughters Julie Fleminger of Denver, Colo., and Catherine Walker of Saginaw; four grandsons, Craig Kalahar Jr., Brandon Walker, Jackson Kalahar and Nickolas Kalahar; six brothers, Don (Bonnie) Phillips of Saginaw, Harold (Rosemary) Phillips of Beaverton, Robert (Becky) Phillips of Beaverton, Larry (Judy) Phillips of Lansing, William (Sonya) Phillips of Beaverton, and Lonny (Peggy) Phillips of Shepherd; two sisters, Janet (Jake) McKimmy of Fenton, and Sharon Manee of Florida, who was her twin; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.

   Funeral services will be held Friday, May 10 at 11 a.m. at the Beaverton Church of the Brethren with Robert Schnepp officiating. The family will accept visitors Friday at 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Memorial contributions can be made to the Hospice of Gladwin Area, Memorial Gardens of the Beaverton Church of the Brethren or the church building fund. Arrangements are being handled by Hall Funeral Home.

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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
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