Karen Elizabeth Robson, 64, of Bellefontaine, passed away Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, at her home. She was born in Bellefontaine on April 15, 1953, to the late Fredrick E. Houchin and Connie E. Miller Houchin, who survives in Bellefontaine. On Dec. 6, 1986, she married Dr. Jason Robson and he survives.
She is also survived by her sons, Jeffrey (Teresa) Robson of Houston, Texas, John (Hannah) Roush of Pleasant Hill, Dr. Jason A. Robson of Bellefontaine and Jonathon (Sarah) Robson of Hilliard; grandchildren, Brennan and Morgan Robson and Matthew, Rachel and Rebecca Roush; brother, Steven (Barbara) Houchin of West Chester, aunts, Virginia Brumley of Richmond, Ind., and Marilyn Knief of Bellefontaine; and several nieces and nephews.
Karen was valedictorian of the Riverside High School Class of 1971 She also attended The Ohio State University. Karen worked for the Bellefontaine Examiner and also as a communication liaison for Bellefontaine City Schools. With a love of music and theater, she was a lifelong member of the Philharmonic Music Club. She had a love for her country and community, and she was currently serving as president of the Top of Ohio Patriots. Her faith in God was most important to her, and she had attended Calvary Baptist Church and was a member of the East Liberty Church of Christ for many years. She served God by playing the piano for services, teaching Sunday School, leading Bible studies and much more. Karen also loved nature and the outdoors. She always enjoyed taking care of her flowers, feeding the birds and the family Canada fishing trips. Karen loved sharing all of this with her family most of all, and she will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
Her husband, Dr. Jason Robson, will officiate a funeral service at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in the East Liberty Church of Christ, 9504 Foundry St., East Liberty.
Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov.15, at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 321 N. Main St., Bellefontaine. Burial is in East Liberty Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to East Liberty Church of Christ, 9504 Foundry St., East Liberty, OH 43319 and Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.edsfh.com.