Karen Elizabeth Belonga, age 47, of 37 Sandy Lane, Gladstone, passed away Monday, November 15, 2010 at her residence following a lengthy illness with cancer.
Karen was united in marriage on November 24, 1995 in Gladstone to John Belonga.
Loving and devoted mother to Jessica, Katelyn and Amanda.
Beloved daughter of Betty Corbett (late Jack).
Will be sadly missed by sisters Teresa Corbett (Chris) and Jackie Musselman (Jay).
Daughter-in-law of Jack & Georgia Belonga, sister-in-law of Mary Dumas (Matt) of St. Ignace.
Karen will be remembered fondly by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Remembered fondly by cousin and friend Laurie Dawson.
Her nursing career included working as a Nursing Supervisor in Saint Ignace and most recently at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba.
Special thank you to the caregivers, neighbors, and the Grace Church Congregation for the love and support for Karen and her family during her illness.
Funeral services celebrating the life of Karen Belonga will be held on Friday November 19, 2010 at 2:00 PM at the Grace Church in Gladstone. Committal will follow at the Fernwood Cemetery in Gladstone. Luncheon will follow at the Grace Church Fellowship Hall. Memorial contributions in memory of Karen may be directed to the Grace Church or to the Delta County Cancer Alliance.