Karen Sue Gleason was born Dec. 14, 1946 in Berkley, Calif., to James Berlin and Ellen Marie (Stampfli) Shettlesworth. She died May 26, 2018 surrounded by her family at her home near Pringle, S.D. She was 71.
She is survived by her husband, R. Mike Gleason; three sons, Stacy Casebeer of Orville, Calif., James Casebeer of Red Bluff, Calif., and Troy Shettlesworth of Ashburn, Va.; brother, Greg Shettlesworth of Littleton, Colo.; and nine grandchildren.
Services were June 2 at Living Outreach Church in Custer, S.D., with Pastor Joel Ziolkowski officiating.