Karen S. (Nein) Murphy

MENTOR, Ohio – Karen S. Nein Murphy, 60, passed away Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013, at her residence in Mentor, Ohio.

Born Aug. 12, 1952, in Huntingdon, she had been a Lake County resident for 35 years, living in Mentor.

She was the daughter of the late Rev. George E. Jr. and Helen E. (Sherman) Nein.

She was the: loving mother of Amy K. Welman and husband, Steven, of Akron, Ohio, and Kelly S. Murphy, of Mentor; sister of Jeffrey Nein and wife, Barbara, Kenneth Nein and wife, Eva Weigelt, and Barbara Collins and husband, John; and aunt of nieces and nephews.

Karen was a member of Big Brothers and Big Sisters and a former Girl Scout leader. Karen retired from the Ohio Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation after more than 30 years of service.

A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 120 N. Main St., Lewistown. Interment will be in St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in her name be made to the American Diabetes Association.