June 22, 1968 - October 13, 2019
Karie Ann (Kepler) Ellsworth, a loving and devoted, wife, mother, sister and friend, of Eaton Rapids, MI, died unexpectedly on Sunday, October 13, 2019. Karie, 51, was born in Lansing, MI, the daughter of Dick and Caroll (Hammond) Kepler. Following graduation from Charlotte High School in 1986, Karie started working in retail. She worked for Kmart, Shell, Admiral, Felpausch Party Store, and most recently as a homemaker taking care of her Pitbull. Karie was known for her love towards others and for telling you like it was. She was a dynamite in a small package. On August 21, 1999 Karie married Daniel Ellsworth and spent the next 20 years creating their legacy together. Karie enjoyed watching The University of Michigan Football, NASCAR, her morning coffee, fishing up north on Hunter Lake with her father, and her GMC Sierra that she named Trouble. Her biggest passion in her life was her children and her love for animals. Karie is survived by her loving husband, Daniel; children, Ashton Jones, Hunter Jones, Daniel Ellsworth Jr., Tabatha Ellsworth; grandchildren, Donte and Brooklyn; siblings, Tim (Dawn) Kepler, Bret (Callie) Kepler, Cheryl Miller, Kris Heckman, Diane (Yens) Anderson; father, Dick (Julie) Kepler; mother, Caroll (Don) Miller; several nieces and nephews; and her partner in crime, Cindy Hiser. Friends are encouraged to support Karie’s family. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m. at Pray Funeral Home in Charlotte with Pastor Charles Jenson officiating. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. just prior to the memorial. If desired, the family suggests memorial contributions to any animal shelter that you wish. Friends and family are encouraged to share memories of Karie on her Tribute Page at www.PrayFuneral.com. The family is in the care of Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte.
Karie Ann (Kepler) Ellsworth, a loving and devoted, wife, mother, sister and friend, of Eaton Rapids, MI, died unexpectedly on Sunday, October 13, 2019. Karie, 51, was born in Lansing, MI, the daughter of Dick and Caroll (Hammond) Kepler. Following... View Obituary & Service Information
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