Karen Lynn Wallsinger of Umatilla was born January 21, 1962 in Norfolk, Virginia the daughter of Robert and Mary Ann (Jongkindt) Walter. She passed away in Hermiston on Thursday January 6, 2022 at the age of 59.
At the age of six, Karen moved with her family to Ontario, CA where she grew up and attended schools. She completed her schooling at Montclair High School where she was on the tall flag team in nearby Montclair, CA. After high school, she moved to Texas for a few years before returning to California. She moved to Eastern Oregon in the early 1990's where she has lived for the past thirty years. She lived in Stanfield for several years before settling in Umatilla in 2006. She worked as a final finisher for Keystone RV in Pendleton for several years.
Karen had a love for animals, enjoyed being in the outdoors and going hunting and fishing.
She is survived by her son, Nicholas Wallsinger; mother, Mary Ann Ashey; brother, Robert and wife Tina Walter; life companion, Matthew Perkins; step daughter, Lillian Perkins.
A Private family celebration of life will be held at a later time. Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in care of arrangements.
Family suggest memorial donations in Karens memory be sent to Pet Rescue-Humane Society of Eastern Oregon.
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