Karen Cadogan


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Posted Online: Jan. 21, 2013, 7:25 pm
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Karen K. Cadogan, 68, of Geneseo passed away on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Hillcrest Home, Geneseo.
Funeral services celebrating her life will be at noon Thursday, Jan. 24, at Bethel Baptist Church, Port Byron. The Rev. Don Masterson will officiate. Visitation for Karen will be from 10 a.m. to noon, two hours prior to the service at the church in Port Byron.
Per her request, cremation rites will be accorded following the service and private inurnment will be Friday at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Memorials may be left to the Michael J. Fox Foundation. Vandemore Funeral Home and Cremation Services is assisting the family with arrangements.
Karen was born on Nov. 4, 1944, in Clinton, Iowa, the daughter of Herbert and Kathryn Mason. She was a 1963 graduate of Clinton High School. Karen was united in marriage to Daniel L. Cadogan on March 4, 1981, in Camanche, Iowa.
She was a homemaker. Karen was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Port Byron, and a former member of the Red Hat Society. She was very artistic and was an artist at oil painting and charcoal drawing and calligraphy.
Survivors include her husband, Daniel; a son, Trent (Eileen) Cadogan, Boise, Idaho; a daughter, Jennifer (Larry) Meyers, Washington, Ill.; five granddaughters, Samantha, Janelle, Kathryn, Tracie and Tori; a brother, Keith Mason, Chicago; and two sisters, Kendra Kampling, Urbandale, Iowa, and Kim Wallace, Clinton, Iowa. Karen was preceded in death by her parents.
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