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Karrol Ann (Knorr) Cowdrey

July 4, 1962 — March 11, 2023


     Karrol Ann Cowdrey, 60, of Ithaca, MI, passed away peacefully Saturday, March 11, 2023, at her home with her family by her side.

     In following Karrol's wishes, a cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.

     Karrol was born in Midland, Michigan on July 4, 1962, the daughter of Robert and Rosalie (Risley) Knorr. On August 24, 1991, Karrol married Mark Cowdrey. They have enjoyed 31 years of marriage.

     Karrol and Mark were members of the St. Louis Moose Lodge. She enjoyed volunteering there. She especially loved supporting the Special Olympics. She and Mark liked to ride their Harley and were part of the Moose Riders.

     Karrol loved to spend time with her children and grandchildren. She was a kind loving and caring lady. She always thought of others before herself and loved to help in any way possible.

     Karrol is survived by her mother Rosalie Hansen, husband Mark, three children: Sara (Nick) Cowdrey, Blaine (Jessica) Cowdrey, and James Cowdrey; seven grandchildren: Dawson, Jackson, Grady, Garon, Addilyn, Anaya, and Naomi; sister Gayla Pickens, brother Paul Knorr and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father Robert Knorr, sister Erma, and grandson Dayton Cowdrey.

     Online condolences may be made at The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Ithaca, Michigan.

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