1914 4th Street. Marysville, WA 98270

Karen Kazen April 26, 1954 - April 5, 2024

Karen Kazen, of Marysville, WA passed peacefully into the presence of her Lord and Savior on April 5, 2024. She was born April 26, 1954 to Donald and Gertrude Kazen of Arlington, WA.

She grew up on her family farm and enjoyed milking cows with her Dad.  She spent many years volunteering at a local elementary school, where her children attended.  She also spent some time working at a nursing home, a dermatologist office, and as an in-home caregiver.  She enjoyed playing games, jumping rope, jumping on the trampoline, and loved cracking jokes. Throughout most of her adult life she found joy in making her cookies and jello dishes for special occasions.  She was fond of taking pictures and showing off pictures of her children, grandchildren, and other loved ones.

She is survived by her daughters, Rebekah Thompson (husband, Roy) of Lake Stevens, and Sarah Fuller (husband, Chris) of Snohomish; granddaughters, Ashley, Kailynn, and Mikaylah; and grandson Jack; brother Phil Kazen (wife, Sharon) of Marysville, sister Mary Scheppele (husband, Dan) of Arlington, sister in-law Donna Kazen of Arlington; and many nieces and nephews.

She was proceeded in death by her parents, her brother Gaius and her grandson Seth.

A public graveside service will be held at Arlington Cemetery, 20310-67th Ave NE, Arlington, on Saturday, April 13 at 2:00 PM followed by a memorial service at 3:30 PM in the Marysville Gospel Hall 5202 116th St NE, Marysville, 98271, refreshments following.

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