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Karen Jo Ragan

April 19, 1963 - July 27, 2018

Karen Jo Ragan (nee Davenport) returned to her heavenly home July 27, 2018.

On April 19, 1963 parents Sharron and Jere Davenport and older sister Sherri, welcomed Karen into the world in Indianapolis, Indiana.   Karen grew up in Spencer, IN, graduating from Owen Valley Community High School in 1981.  

Karen married Matt, her best friend and soul mate, on July 20, 1990, enjoying 28 amazing years together.

Karen worked for the U. S. Postal Service as a Letter Carrier and other capacities for 29 years; however, Karen’s first passion was her family.  She was the consummate homemaker and loved providing a warm nurturing environment for her husband, children, and grandchildren.  She often could be found baking cookies for her grandchildren to decorate, or taking the kids to the Children’s Museum or Zoo.    

Karen’s sweet spirit will be missed tho never forgotten by her husband Matt Ragan; three children Kayla Jo, Mattric Joseph, Macaulay James: four grandchildren Joel Anthony King, AnnaLisa King, Marcus Ryan King, Chandler Mathew Ragan: mom Sharron Davenport, Dad Jere Davenport, Step Mom Alma Davenport, Uncle Larry Hunter: sister Sherri (Mike) Barrientos: nieces Christine (James) Chambers and Janette ‘Jet’ (David) Hollandsworth: great nieces Eliza and Isabella and great nephew Alexander: Mother-in-Law Jackie Ragan, Sisters-in-Law Ronda Jo Bilz and Beatrice Pfaff, Brother-in-Law Evan Ragan, nephew Nickolaus Bilz; three fur babies Perry, Cat, and Simba.

Karen is reunited with Aunt Debbie Bowling, Grandpa Denver Hunter, Grandma Minnie ‘Bobbie’ Kohnke, Aunt Jean Hunter, and Cousin Lisa Hunter.

Come celebrate the life of Karen Jo Ragan on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Simplicity Funeral and Cremation Care, 7520 Madison Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46227.  11:30am – 12:30pm Public Reception and Visitation; 12:30pm–1:00pm Celebration of Life; 1:00pm Motorcade to New Crown Cemetery, 2101 Churchman Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46203.

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