She is originally from Illinois and a Lutheran since being baptized at 2 months old. Her family moved to Texas when she was 13 and just starting High School. After graduation she went to work for Wal-Mart in June of 1985. She travelled quite a bit with the Shoe Division. She helped set-up numerous stores when Supercenters were just being built back in the 1990's. By the time that she retired in 2006, after 21 yrs of service, She worked in a total of over 70 stores.
Karen joined the staff here at St. John's in January 2016. Along with Managing the Office, she is here to help in way way she can.
As she will tell you, "I consider myself to be so blessed that the Lord brought me to St John's back in 2014. God has blessed me with such a awesome Church Family that I love and they have been such a blessing to my life."
Her hobbies away from Church are playing with and loving her cats and dogs. She also enjoys reading and going to the gym.