Karen A. SmithFebruary 24, 1952 ~ November 17, 2017 (age 65)
Karen A. Bayus Smith, 65, of Champion died Friday morning November 17, 2017 at Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren. Karen was born February 24, 1952 in Warren, Ohio and was a daughter of Edward and Adele Kachner. She had been a lifelong area resident.
Karen was a 1970 graduate of Lakeview High School and had worked as a monitor technician and Trumbull Memorial and St. Joseph’s Hospitals. She had attended First Assembly of God Church in Warren where she sang in the choir in years past. She enjoyed crocheting.
Besides her husband, Richard J. Smith, she leaves her daughters, Brandi Bayus and Brenda (Robert) Grabil, both of Champion; a son, Bob (Heather) Bayus of Cortland; a step-son, Jason (Amy) Smith of Warren; her half-brother, Dave (Jenny) Johnston in North Carolina; three step-sisters, Dara, Sandy, and Denise; fourteen grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held 9:30 a.m. Saturday November 25, 2017 at the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home in Warren. Interment will follow at Champion Township Cemetery. Friends may call 4:00 to 6:00 pm Friday at the funeral home.