June 5, 1960 - March 4, 2016
Visitation Wednesday, March 9, 2016 from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at Vernon Funeral Home
Karleen D. Shockey, 55 of Urbana, Ohio passed away unexpectedly March 4, 2016 in her home.
She was born June 5, 1960 in Cleveland, Ohio. She was employed with Honda of America for 23 years and K-Mart for 15 years. Karleen was a member of The Women of the Moose and the American Legion. Some of her hobbies included camping, pool parties, and cake decorating. She especially enjoyed the Halloween and Christmas holidays.
Karleen loved her dogs, but most of all, she treasured spending time with her grandchildren.
Karleen is survived by her husband of 12 years, Daniel Jude Shockey; her mother, Alexandra Carpenter Tonkin Landers; her daughters, Kristin (Evan) West and Megan (Randy) Shirk, her son, Kevin (April) Shockey; her grandchildren, Layla and Phoebe West, Mason and Liam Shockey and Sutton Shirk; her sisters, Karen Oani, Debbie Landers, Donna Blair, Diane Landers, brothers, David (Kim) Landers and Danny Landers; as well as several nieces, nephews and many special friends including, Lisa, Jackie, Kendra and Suzy.
She was preceded in death by her father, James (Ruth) Tonkin and step father, Robert Landers.
A celebration gathering of family and friends will be held from 2-4 & 6-8 PM on Wednesday, March 9, 2016 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, Ohio. Following at 8:00 p.m. a service will be held by The Women of the Moose #698.
A celebration of life service will be held at the family’s convenience.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Barely Used Pets, 844 Jackson Hill Rd., Urbana, Ohio 43078, Paws Animal Shelter, 1535 US 36, Urbana, Ohio 43078, Animal Welfare League, 3858 St. Rt. 56, Mechanicsburg, Ohio 43044 or donor’s favorite charity. Condolences may be made to the family at www.vernonfh.com
Mine and Maureen’s love and prays go out to you and your family. I have never understood flowers at a funeral. So we are sending a check to Paws Animal Shelter in her name. Think she would like that. Love you much. Mike Kidd
Dan, We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that we are thinking of you and praying for you at this time of loss. God be with all of you.
Brent and Kristi Post
We met Karleen 19 years ago when we moved in beside her on Freeman Avenue. She was a great neighbor, a great person, and a great friend. She insisted on throwing a baby shower for us and she decorated our house when we came home from the hospital with Emerson. She was the type of person that would’ve done anything for you. We were so lucky to have Karleen be a part of our lives. Dan, our condolences to you, your family and Alex.
Deeply sorry for your loss.
Dan, and Family,
So sorry and so sad to hear of the your loss. Though I cannot possibly know how you feel at this time, please know that my thoughts and prayers will be with you all in this time and during the days ahead. God Bless.
So sad! gona miss her. Christmas never be the same.
Please accept our Deepest Sympathy.
Our prayers we send to you and your family.
Your Chicago Family,
Words are not enough. My heart hurts to have someone so young. Cuz we didn’t see each other enough. As my father often said,see ya when I see ya.
I’m sorry for your lose and I send you my condolences. Karleen was my cousin and man did she make my laugh. Dam her laugh made me laugh. You and all your family with be in our prayers.
We are so sorry of your loss you have our deepest sympathy