Monday, February 22, 2016

Karen L. Niley (February 11, 2016)

Karen L. Niley, 75, of Greenville, Ohio passed away, Thursday, February 11, 2016 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio.

She was born May 16, 1940 in New Paris, Ohio, the daughter of the late Harry and Vietta (Brown) Gangwer.

Karen was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ and belonged to Eastern Star for over 40 years. She worked alongside her husband for many years in their business. Karen was an avid collector of assorted treasures, liked to travel, loved her dogs and cats and all animals, and most of all she enjoyed her family.

She is survived by her husband, David Niley whom she married on March 24, 1956; her daughters, Deborah Stutzman of Springfield, IL, Terri (Joe) Andrews of Whigham, GA, and Laura Davis of Bradford; 10 grandchildren, April (Mike) Yagle, David (Kenzie Anderson) Stutzman, Joseph (Rachael) Andrews, Joshua (April) Andrews, Justin (Emily) Andrews, Jarred Andrews, Tom Levering, Amanda (David) Romerez, Allison (Ricky Jones) Davis and Cody Davis; 10 great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Richard (Jeannie) Gangwer and Robert (Carol) Gangwer; 3 nieces and 2 nephews; and numerous friends.

A celebration of Karen’s life will be held Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 1 PM at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with Dr. Jim Vandermark officiating. Burial will follow at Greenville Township Memorial Gardens at a later date. Friends and family may visit on Monday from 4 till 7 PM at the funeral home.

The family request memorial donations be given to St. Paul United Church of Christ Memorial Fund, 129 W 3rd Street. Greenville, Ohio 45331.

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