Karen Lynn Kanatzer

February 3, 2020

Karen Lynn Kanatzer, 66, of Frankfort passed away February 3, 2020 at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  She was born on August 8, 1953 in Frankfort to Carl and Patsy (Pletch) Kanatzer.

Karen was a lifelong Frankfort resident and 1972 graduate of Frankfort High School.  She worked at Mallory Controls and Zachary Confections in Frankfort for 29 years.  She was a past member of East Side Christian Church.  She enjoyed playing Bingo, hunting arrowheads, and loved animals.

Memorial donations may be made in Karen’s honor to Clinton County Humane Society, P.O. Box 455, Frankfort, IN  46041.

Visitation and Services

Friends may visit 1-2 p.m. on Monday, February 10, 2020 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center, 501 East Clinton Street, Frankfort.  A funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.  Burial will follow in Whiteman Cemetery. 

Survived by:

She is survived by her Companion: Mike Mitchell; Son: Patrick Kanatzer, and Granddaughter: Taylor Nicole Kanatzer all of Frankfort.  

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her parents and 2 brothers.


Leave your Condolences

10 Condolences for “Karen Lynn Kanatzer”

  1. Chris February 4, 2020 at 6:15 pm

    So sorry for your loss Pat and Taylor. Will be thinking of u all and prayn for your family.

  2. Diana Lemen February 4, 2020 at 9:04 pm

    I’m so sorry to hear this. My parents Geraldine (Jerry) and Gene Lemenwere dear friends of Carl and Patsy and we all spent a lot of time together when I was growing up in Frankfort. I’ve never forgotten Karen in all these years. God bless her and her family.

  3. Joyce Boling February 4, 2020 at 10:06 pm

    Rest in Peace, my friend……hugs and many prayers to the family.

  4. janice stinson February 4, 2020 at 11:20 pm

    so sorry for your loss Mike I will be thinking of you in this difficult time love you brother

  5. Mike Roberts February 5, 2020 at 12:04 am

    We are so sorry for your loss. Sorry we can’t be there. You’re in our prayers.
    Mike & LaDawna Roberts

  6. Michael Frey February 5, 2020 at 11:08 am

    My prayers to the family. I remember Karen well from out school years RIP

  7. Barb & Wayne Fausett February 5, 2020 at 2:28 pm

    Prayers for peace & comfort for the family. Karen was a good friend to our daughter Kate during their high school years. She spent a lot of time at our home during that time. And I grew up with the Pletch girls in our neighborhood, so I knew her Mom. My husband Wayne, worked at the Nickel Plate RR with Carl, her Dad. Blessings, Barb & Wayne Fausett.

  8. Danielle February 6, 2020 at 12:08 am

    I am so sorry for your loss. Ill be thinking of you all and praying.
    R.I.P Karen

  9. Jane Werner February 11, 2020 at 10:18 pm

    So sorry to hear of Karen’s passing. Hugs and Prayers to her family. Karen was a classmate and friend for many years.

  10. Lynn M Maish February 19, 2020 at 10:58 am

    So sorry to hear about Karen..all are in my prayers and thoughts..so sorry Mike

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