Karen McDaniels Monday September 15, 1958 – Tuesday April 3, 2018


Karen S. Mc Daniels, 59, of Mt. Carmel/ Princeton area, passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at the Deaconess Gateway Hospital located in Newburgh, IN. Karen was born on Monday, September 15, 1958, in Princeton, IN to Lenza and Clarabelle Wright Byerly, both of whom have preceded. Karen was a life long area resident and is a 1977 graduate of Mount Carmel High School and went on to attend Wabash Valley College. She also attended the Mt. Carmel Church of Christ and was a member of the Gibson County Conservation Club. On December 2, 1978, in Princeton, IN, she married Joe McDaniels, who survives.
Karen worked in the payroll department at Snap On Tools and then became an account representative for State Farm Insurance Company.
She is survived by husband, Joe of Mount Carmel, IL and son, Matt (Jenny) McDaniels of Slinger, WI. Other survivors include daughter Jennifer (Ernest) Robinson of Warsaw, KY and brother, Mike (Nichole)Byerly of Princeton, IN as well as 10 grandchildren and her canine companion, “Jinx”.
She is preceded in death by her parents, brother Richard Byerly and sisters, Vicki McIntire and Cheryl Clark.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 6, 2018 at Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main St. Princeton, IN 47670 with Pastor Tom McDaniels officiating. Internment will take place in Columbia White Church Cemetery in Princeton.
Visitation will be Friday, April 6, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family has entrusted Doyle Funeral Home with handling the arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Gibson County Animal Shelter at 3840 County Rd. 175 E. Princeton, IN 47670.
For information, call 812-385-4334. Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home’s Facebook page.

3 thoughts on “Karen McDaniels Monday September 15, 1958 – Tuesday April 3, 2018

  1. Tracy and Barbara McGill

    Joe and family,
    So very sorry for your loss. Karen truly was a sweetheart. Sending prayers for comfort during this most difficult time.

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  2. Melinda Henson

    Joe, Matt, Jennifer and family,

    I got to know Karen years ago when we were both room moms for Matt and Beau’s class – I don’t remember the teacher or the grade. She was such a warm, loving person. I was inspired by the way she lived her life and coped with her illness. A great mom, wife, and grandma; I am so very sorry for the loss you are suffering.

    With sympathy,

    Melinda Henson

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