- Local Guide
Karen N. Gilliam, 50, of Wapakoneta, died at 5:10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at her residence.
She was born on Oct. 10, 1962, in Indianapolis, Ind., to John and Priscilla (Ashlock) Reiboldt, and her father preceded her in death. Her mother survives her in Indianapolis, Ind.
She is also survived by her husband, Anthony R. Gilliam of Wapakoneta; three sons, Ryan Doseck of Wapakoneta, Travis (Kelly) Doseck of Celina and Justin Doseck of Wapakoneta; three grandchildren, Haylee Andress, Kaden Doseck and Ezekyel Doseck; two brothers, John (Jill) Reiboldt of Indianapolis, Ind., and Stewart (Katrina) Reiboldt of Indianapolis, Ind.
She was a 1981 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High school and attended Edison Community College in Piqua.
She was a co-founder of Stars and Stripes Graphix in Wapakoneta and formerly worked as a process operator at Cargill Inc. in Sidney.
She was an active supporter and participant in the St. Marys Relay for Life program.
Her favorite time of the year was the fall season, and she especially enjoyed hosting parties celebrating Halloween.
Rites are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 West Chapel), St. Marys.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be expressed via MillerFuneralHomes.net.