Karen M. Bebout

February 25, 1960 ‒ November 28, 2009

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Karen M. Bebout, age 49, of Mount Vernon passed away on Saturday morning, November 28, 2009 at MedCentral Hospital in Mansfield. She was born on February 25, 1960 in Mount Vernon, a daughter of Linda (Lepley) Bebout of Howard and the late Gary L. Bebout.

Karen worked for the Mount Vernon Developmental Center as a LPN. She attended the Danville Church of Christ. Karen had a great love for animals, especially her little dog, Bear.

Karen is survived by her son, Michael Schirtzinger and his fiancé, Sabrina Piper of Mount Vernon; a brother, Ken and his wife, La Tina Bebout of Circleville; a niece, Chelsea Bebout; a sister, Kathy Bebout of Howard; her former husband, Gary Schirtzinger of Mount Vernon; and many close friends.

The family will receive friends from 4 p.m. until time of a funeral service at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon with Matthew McManaway officiating. Private burial will be at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation or Easter Seals in Karen’s memory.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Karen M. Bebout.