Karen Mount

VERONA—Karen Lee (nee Knibbs) Mount, 64, of Verona, passed away Monday, June 18 , 2018 at Morris Hospital.
She was born May 13, 1954 in Morris to Garold and Janet (nee Barger) Knibbs. She graduated from Mazon-Verona-Kinsman High School. Karen continued her education and became a nurse working for Dr. Charles Comfort in Mazon and later Dr. Philomena Francis in Dwight until her retirement. Her family describes Karen as a laid back and sweet lady. They feel she was one of a kind and that God broke the mold after he made her. She enjoyed reading and taking walks. Most of all, she was completely devoted to her family.
She is survived by her children, Amie DePodesta, of Coal City; Josh Cooper, of Verona and Ashlee (Daniel) LaMarr, of Gilman; her grandchildren: Bailey and Delaney DePodesta and Daniel LaMarr; Eric DePodesta, of Coal City; siblings, Kandy (Tom) Cromwell, of Mazon; John (Sheila) Knibbs, of Missouri and Robert (Carol) Knibbs, of Verona and her step-sister, Debbie (Bill) Okopski, of Naperville.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Janet; her father, Garold; her step-mother, Helen Knibbs and her sister in infancy, Lisa Knibbs.
Memorial donations may be made to the Coal City Fire Department, 35 S. Dewitt St., Coal City, IL 60416 or Grundy County Community Volunteer Hospice Lending Closet, 518 W. Illinois Ave., Morris, IL 60450.
A private burial service will be held at Ward Cemetery in Verona. Pastor Tyler Carrell will officiate.
Friends and family may sign the online guestbook at www.ferrarifuneral.com.
Ferrari Funeral Services are entrusted with arrangements.