Born on July 9, 1966, Karen was the daughter of Ronald and Joyce (Lough) O’Brien. She was a 1985 graduate of Edison High School and attended EHOVE for Food Service. She adored her kids and grandkids, loved spending time with her cats and enjoyed creating crafts.
Karen is survived by her parents, Ronald and Joyce, of Norwalk; children, Nykkytta (Marcus) Walski, of Berlin Heights and Preston Mankin, of Vermilion; grandchildren, Ashley, Austin, Brandon, Jax, Annalise and Ensley; brother, Ronald (Susan) O’Brien of Norwalk and nephew and niece Richard and Kennedy. She has been reunited with her love, William James Ash.
Arrangements were entrusted to Walker-Eastman-Heydinger Funeral Home, Norwalk and condolences may be given at: www.edwalkerfuneralhome.com.