Karen L. Sanden

Karen L. Sanden, 69, of 303 W. Fifth St., died Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in UPMC Hamot, Erie, Pa.

A Jamestown native, she was born Jan. 31, 1945, a daughter of the late Harold and Mary Cusimano Bessey.

She had been employed by the former Fenton Park Nursing Home in the laundry department.

Surviving are eight children: Donald, Ronald, Viola, Karina, Kathy and Frank Warren, Melinda Beerbauer and Joseph Miller; 35 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Ronald Parra.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Sanden in 2007; a brother, Dennis Bessey; and a sister, Joan Bowman.

A private family service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Visitation will not be observed.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Karen at www.lindfuneralhome.com.