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Karen Kathleen Newman

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[June 06, 2014]  LINCOLN  - Karen Kathleen Newman, 71, of Lincoln passed away at 8:50 a.m. June 5, 2014 in her home.

Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home

Service: 10:00 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home

Funeral home: Fricke-Calvert-Schrader, Lincoln


LINCOLN-Karen Kathleen Newman, 71, of Lincoln passed away at 8:50 a.m. June 5, 2014 in her home.

Karen was born October 31, 1942 in Taylorville the daughter of James Henry and Gladys Benewitz Adams. She married Gary “Beaver” Newman December 22, 1962 at the First United Methodist Church of Lincoln. He survives in Lincoln.

Karen is also survived by her son: Henry Dean Newman of Lincoln; one daughter: Andrea (Mike) Hinton of Lincoln; Grandchildren, Devon Jacob and Mason Taylor Newman of Lincoln; Mallory (Clint) Garey of Atlanta, Madelyn Hinton of Lincoln and one great granddaughter, Mariah Newman of Taylorville. She was preceded in death by her parents, and sister, Gayle Ladson. She is the last of her immediate family.

Karen is a retired employee of the State of Illinois and a member of First United Methodist Church of Lincoln.

Services for Karen will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln, with Rev. Michael Paulson officiating. Burial will be in New Union Cemetery, Lincoln. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Friday, June 6 at the funeral home. Memorials may be given in her name to Memorial Home Services or the American Cancer Society.

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