Jean E. Karst

Jean E. Karst, 91, of Huntington, IN, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, at the home of her daughter.

Mrs. Karst was a 1946 graduate of Huntington High School. She retired from Kroger after working there for many years. She was a member of Pilchers Chapel where she led the singing.  She was also a member of the Miriam Rebekah Lounge, Jolly Rebekah’s club, Jolly Dozen and several card clubs.

She was born on March 24, 1929, in Huntington, to Clifford J. and Alta “Lucille” Lynn Meyer. She married James F. Karst on Aug. 23, 1947, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 13, 2013.

Survivors include two sons, Jim Karst and Rick (Jenny) Karst, both of Huntington; three daughters, Judy (Don) Fleck, of Huntington, Becky Miller, and Jo Ellen (Doug) Earhart, both of Huntington; 11 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Calling will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington. Those in attendance are asked to follow the CDC’s social distancing guidelines.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, at 10 a.m. with one hour of calling prior to the service at the Myers Funeral Home Huntington Chapel. Interment will be at the Riverside Cemetery in Andrews.

Memorials may be made out to Lilly Bear Rescue in care of Myers Funeral Home, 2901 Guilford St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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