She was born Dec. 3, 1951 in Pittsburgh, the daughter of the late Larry and Betty Schohn Parks.
Karen was a member of the Mayville United Methodist Church where she previously had been the church secretary. She was also a member of the Mayville Fire Department Auxiliary.
Karen enjoyed crafting, sewing, and her grandchildren.
She is survived by three sons, Douglas (Melanie) Auge, Jr., of Syracuse;, Jeremie (Megan) Auge of Syracuse and Charlie (Mandie) Auge of Waynesburg, Pa.; three grandchildren, Emmerson Auge of Syracuse, Wyatt Auge of Waynesburg and Avery Auge of Syracuse; and her extended grandchildren, Paige, Derrick, Gavin, and Brady.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Gould, and a brother, William Parks.
A memorial service was held at 4 p.m., Sunday in the Mayville United Methodist Church. Rev. Mark Parsons officiated.
Memorials may be made to the Mayville United Methodist Church, 81 S. Erie St., Mayville, N.Y. 14757.
The Freay Funeral Home in Mayville is in charge of arrangements.
Karen L. Auge