Age 58, passed away peacefully on Monday morning, December 17, 2018. Karen was born on October 12, 1960 in Kalamazoo, daughter of Bill and Gerrie Peet. She had a long career at Hudson's/Macy's Department Store. She married Alan Syrotchen on September 25, 1988. Karen leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Alan, their daughter Jill Marie Syrotchen as well as her parents, Bill and Gerrie, her brother Steve (Lisa) Peet and nieces and nephews, Emily, Ashley and Daniel. In accordance with her wishes, a celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to West Michigan Cancer Center c/o the funeral home. Family and friends are encouraged to leave a condolence message at www.joldersma-klein.com.