Karen R. Sebena

Karen R. Sebena, age 56 of Collinsville, IL, born June 11, 1956 in Indianapolis, IN passed away at 8:55 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at her home in Collinsville, IL.

Karen was a National Honor Society member in high school and attended college following high school. She was a secretary for Illinois Department of Transportation in Collinsville, IL. Karen enjoyed singing in the church choir, teaching Sunday school and loving her puppies, Roxie, Rosie and Rainey. She always said “What’s the hoot for today?”

Karen was preceded in death by her parents Ray E. Jansen and Ann W. nee MacDuffy Jansen.

Karen is survived by her husband, Peter A. Sebena who she married on November 19, 1977, her son Steven A. Sebena (Katherine Cafferata, fiancée) of Maryville, IL, and her daughter Kelly N. Sebena of Switzerland, and two brothers Keith (Pamela) Jansen of Ft. Myers, FL and Phillip (Linda) Jansen also of Ft. Myers, FL.

Visitation will be from 4pm to 8pm on Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, 2800 North Center St., Maryville, IL.

Funeral Service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at Meadow Heights Baptist Church, 1498 Vandalia, Collinsville, IL officiated by Rev. Mike Barnes

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mercy Clinic St. Louis Cancer & Breast Institute, 6435 Chippewa,  St. Louis, MO  63109.

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