erdun Family Funeral Home

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Karen Jean (McCarty) Hill, 74


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Karen Jean (McCarty) Hill, age 74, of Jenison, passed away at Mercy Health, St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Rapids, on Monday, October 10, 2016, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born in Oberlin, Ohio, the daughter of Thomas Edward and Merena Elizabeth (Ludlum) McCarty.    She graduated from Oberlin area schools and has worked in several capacities during her lifetime.  She served as a clerk for the Hudsonville Police Department for several years, then worked for and retired from Meijer Corporation. She married Glen R. Hill in 1997, and he survives.  Karen loved reading, baking and gardening.  She will be remembered for her love of family and quick wit.


Karen leaves to cherish her memory her husband, Glen; her mother, Merena, her children, Steve (Michelle) Stout of Nunica, Denise (Will) Kangus of Holt, Christopher Stout of Grand Haven, Jeff Stout of Ferrysburg and Tim Stout of Grand Haven; step-children Aimee (Terry) Morris of Hudsonville, Kristi (Robert) Stone of Grand Rapids and Scott Hill of South Carolina; grandchildren, Amanda (Gabe) Lee, Ryan (Katie) Stout, Branden Stout, Alexandra Hyde, Cameron Hyde, Daniel Hyde, William Kangus, Sarah Lujan, Devin Stout, Nic Stout, Savanna Stout, Aren Stout and Samantha Stout; step-grandchildren, Alex Hill, Matthew Stone, Andrew Stone, Rhianna Stone, Shannon Stone, Nicholas Hill and Sean Hill; 7 great grandchildren; and three sisters, Patricia Collins, Mary Wolfe and Susan Smith.  She was preceded in death by her father, her grandparents and an infant sister Stephanie McCarty. 


Visitation will take place beginning at 11:00 a.m. and the funeral will begin at 12 Noon on Thursday, October 13, 2016, at Grace Assembly of God, 2956 Pontaluna Road, Fruitport, Michigan 49415, with Pastor Casey Arnouts officiating.  Verdun Family Funeral Home in Belding, is caring for the arrangements at (616) 794-1300 or

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