Obituary of Karen McCracken
McCRACKEN: Peacefully, at South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Saturday, March 4, 2017, Karen Elizabeth McCracken, of Exeter, age 64. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Tracy Cooper and Jim Harley, Troy Cooper and Carla Farrell, the late Shawn Cooper (2001) and Tabatha Farrell, the late Robert John “R.J.” Ratz (2013) and infant daughter Stephanie Ratz (1984). Cherished grandma of Sean McQuiggan, Arik McQuiggan, Joshua McQuiggan, Zachary Kemps, Brandon Cooper, Justice Cooper, Ava Cooper, Sophia Ratz and Robert Ratz. Much loved companion of Gord Keller. Dear sister of Brenda Stewardson, Koreen Hickey and sister-in-law Kathy McCracken. Remembered by her step-father Alvin Hackett, the Keller family, many nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by her parents John McCracken Sr., Barbara Hackett, brothers John McCracken, Jim McCracken, sister Heather Fox and nephews Brett Stewardson and Mark McCracken. At Karen’s request, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. The Pastor Kevin teBrake Officiating. Interment Exeter Cemetery. If desired, memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or the Kidney Foundation would be appreciated.