Karen L. Hord

Karen L. Hord, 65, a 31 year resident of Grayslake, passed away Friday, August 10, 2018 surrounded by her family at Lake Forest Hospital. She was born May 1, 1953 in Chicago, IL to John and Lois Dama. Karen was an avid Cubs fan and a fan of Grayslake Central Baseball, Softball, and Cheer. She was even named honorary Grandmother to the baseball team. Karen worked for Colossal Gram in Grayslake for over 27 years and fundraised for American Heart Association and Cancer Society. She was a devoted grandmother. Karen is survived by her husband of 45 years, Ron, her mother Lois Dama, her children Kelly (Ryan) Buck, Tracy Hord, and Heather (Michael Carani) Hord, her grandchildren A.J., Trinity, Wesley, Ryleigh, Karina, Alexis, John, Liam, and Lucy, her siblings Lori Tokarz and Craig (May) Dama, and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her dad and her brother Keith Dama. A visitation and funeral service is scheduled for Friday, August 17, 2018 from 3:00pm until 7:00pm with a funeral service commencing at 7:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. Please proudly wear your Cubs or Rams gear to Karen’s visitation and service. Interment will be held privately. Memorial donations may be made to the Anthony Rizzo Family Foundation or the American Cancer Society. For more information on services, call (847) 223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

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