Karen S. Sullivan

Karen S. Sullivan, 76, of Gaylord, formerly of Lansing, passed away Friday, May 4, 2018, at Munson Hospice House in Traverse City. She was born February 23, 1942, in Charlotte, the daughter of Harold and Esther (Zanger) Sloan. She graduated from Charlotte High School with the class of 1960. Karen was a devoted mother and grandmother. She always looked forward to Sunday family dinners. Karen enjoyed spending time outdoors. She loved wildlife and could often be found enjoying the seasons with family, along with camping, fishing and hunting. Karen enjoyed all things Northern Michigan. Whether it was just taking a drive down country roads or sitting beside one of its many lakes or streams, she loved it all.

Karen is survived by her two sons: Brian (Lori) Sullivan of Olivet, Steve (Winde) Sullivan of Gaylord; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Mark Sloan of Wisconsin; sister-in-law, Sharon Sloan of Olivet.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, David Sloan.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at Burkhead-Green-Kilgo Funeral Home in Charlotte. Interment took place at Lee Center Cemetery in Olivet.

Those desiring may make contributions in Karen’s honor to Steve Sullivan to be used to purchase wildlife feed for Munson Hospice House. Steve will personally deliver feed.

To view Karen’s obituary online or to leave a condolence for the family, please visit burkhead-greenfuneralhome.com.