Karen  Sebeck
Karen Pleasy Sebeck, 73, passed away Saturday, October 5, 2019. Karen was born to the late Burr Eugene and Ethel May (Jones) McKnight in Steubenville, Ohio.
Karen graduated from Follansbee High School in Follansbee, West Virginia in 1964. In the summer of 1967, Karen graduated from The University of Pittsburgh with her degree in nursing. On August 19, 1967 Karen married her high school sweetheart, Robert Brown Sebeck. Karen and Bob lived in many different places including Columbus, Ohio, Park Ridge, Illinois, before returning to Steubenville, Ohio where they lived for the next 32 years. Over this period of time, Karen earned her CRNA Certification through the Ohio Valley Hospital. Karen worked for many years as a CRNA at two local hospitals. Upon retirement Karen and Bob moved to Loudon, Tennessee, living on Tellico Lake. In 2014 Karen and Bob moved to Zionsville to be near their grandchildren.
Karen is survived by her husband of over 52 years, Robert Sebeck. Two children; Amy Dorr (Joe), Derek Sebeck (Kimberly), one sister, Beverly McVay (Pete), three grandchildren; Andin McLaughlin, Keegan Dorr, and Finlay Dorr. Karen is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Karen is preceded in death by her parents, two sisters; Marybelle Miller and Betty Gardiner as well as a foster sister, Bessy Griffith.
During Karen's lifetime she played a large role in her community and on a national level through time and donations to support and champion Women's Rights.
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Juanita Welsh
Oct 17, 2019
Bob, Amy, Derick and Family,
WE would like to express our sympathy for the passing of Karen. I haven't talked to her in a few years, However, I'll always remember her smiling face. She was responsible for me buying my first Mercedes SUV and over 20 years later I'm still driving one.
She was always a special person to me. Amy , you were one of David's first crushes and a special person to me. I always remember you in the blue prom dress.
Derick, I can't remember how young you were but do you remember planting tulips with me at the top of our driveway?
Bob , You and your family will be in my prayers. May God Bless you .
Juanita and Bill