Karena  Henriksen


Karena Josephine Henriksen, 83 of Coralville, Iowa passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019 at her home.
Karena was born to Fred & Josephine (Foster) Lindley on May 17, 1936 in Moulton. Karena attended Bloomfield Schools until her senior year of high school where she graduated from Moravia High School in 1953. She did attend one year at Centerville Junior College. On August 3, 1957, Karena was united in marriage to John Thomas Henriksen in Centerville. To this union came three children: Thomas, Shannon and Eric.
Karena worked in the loan department at Credit Union One for 25 years before her retirement. She enjoyed reading, playing mini putt golf, traveling, wintering in Texas and going to the beaches along the ocean.
Survivors include her children: Thomas M. Henriksen (Cathy), Shannon Mennenga (Bruce), Eric M. Henriksen (Patty), brothers: Lazelle, Keith, Wayne and Marvin Lindley, sister; Nancy Stokwisz, five grandchildren: Michele Brooke, Michael Henriksen, Kayla Kosiewicz, Ian Henriksen, Annabelle Henriksen and two great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, John and a brother Dale Lindley.
Funeral service will be 12:00 pm, Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Thomas Funeral Home in Moulton with Rev. Marvin Lindley officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Interment will be in Sunset View Cemetery near Moulton. Memorials may be given to Iowa City Hospice and condolences may be shared at www.thomasfh.com or facebook.com/thomasfuneralhome.
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Published on August 12, 2019
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