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Karen Tafel, 72, of Sanford, passed away peacefully at home on February 21,2020. She was born on December 10, 1947 to the late Ted and Lena (Meylan) Bertluleit.   On March 27, 2013 she married Joseph Tafel and they shared 6 wonderful years together.

Karen was an active member of Holy Scripture Lutheran Church.

Karen is survived by her husband, Joe, children, Brett (Julie) Huebner, Heather Hyatt, Elizabeth Tafel, Mark Tafel, grandchild, Tyler Huebner. She is also survived by her brother, Jack Bertuleit, and sister, Millie Wray.

She was predeceased by her husbands, David Huebner and Luther Williams.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Holy Scripture Lutheran Church with Pastor Paul Schneider officiating. Friends may visit with the family on Monday, February 24, 2020 at Smith-Miner Funeral Home from 4-7:00 pm and at the church on Tuesday from 10 am until the time of service. Burial will take place at 2:00 pm at Midland City Cemetery.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Holy Scripture Lutheran Church of Midland County Food Pantry.

Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be service the Tafel family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com

Condolence Messages

  1. Carol Retzloff Drummond

    24 February 2020 1 year ago

    Brett and Heather I am so sorry for your loss, your mother was a terrific person. I use to be your neighbor when you lived on Wheeler. I also babysat you. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  2. Kathryn,Selden Novotny

    24 February 2020 1 year ago

    So sad to hear of your loss. asking God to surround you with his presence and comfort you with his love

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