Jacqueline A. Karst

Jacqueline A. Karst, 81, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Visiting Nurse & Hospice, Fort Wayne, IN.

Mrs. Karst was a 1955 graduate of Central Catholic High School in Fort Wayne. She then graduated from St. Joseph School of Nursing in 1958.  She worked at Huntington Memorial Hospital, Warren Methodist Home and for Home Healthcare. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Rosary Sodality and a member of St. Vincent de Paul Society.      

She was born Oct. 14, 1937, in Fort Wayne to John H. and Alberta M. Casey Fox. She married J. Philip Karst on Jan. 17, 1959, in Columbia City, and he survives.

Additional survivors are four sons, Michael (Belinda) Karst, of Germantown, TN; Pat (Sara) Karst and Steve Karst, both of Huntington; and Doug (Sharon) Karst, of Franklin; two sisters, Rita (Norwin) Stoppenhagen, of Fort Wayne, and Mary C. (Wayne Bennett) Fox, of Tampa, FL; seven grandchildren, Nathan Karst, Andrew Karst, Casey Karst, Emma Karst, Katie (Adam) Fusselman, Lindsey (Michael) Caley and Megan (Markus) Clancy; and four great-grandchildren.

Calling is Friday, May 10, 2019, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington. A recitation of the Rosary will be held prior to the calling at the funeral home at 2:45 p.m.
Additional calling will be held Saturday, May 11, 2019, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 903 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, May 11, 2019, at 10 a.m. at the church, with Rev. Stephen Colchin and Rev. David Ruppert presiding. Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Huntington, IN.

Memorials are to St. Mary Catholic Church, St. Vincent de Paul or Camp Conquest, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson Street, Huntington, IN.

Online condolences may be made at www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com.