June 24, 1946 – June 9, 2021
Karen S. Silliman known by her loved ones as Susie, 74 of Altoona, passed away Wednesday, at the Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg. She was born in Roaring Spring, daughter of the late Frederick Silliman and Betty Fisher.
Surviving are two daughters: Sherry Haukka and husband Tero in CA, Wendy Shea and husband Bernie in NC; a son, Ronald Mills and wife Anna of Grove City; five grandchildren: Cory Haukka, Amy Haukka, Derian Mills, Kyle Haukka, and Patrick Shea; two sisters: Jonie Shaffer and Sharon Hoffman; and a brother, Raymond Kelly.
Susie attended Everett High School and held various jobs throughout her life. She enjoyed cooking, sewing, crafts, gardening and caring for her pets.
Family and friends will be received from 2-4pm Saturday, June 12, 2021 at Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a funeral service will immediately follow at 4pm. Pastor Keith Showalter officiating.
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