ROBINSON -- Karen ‘Sue’ (Thompson) Daron, 73, passed peacefully on Aug 2nd. She was born March 16, 1944 in Mattoon, IL, the daughter of Arthur and Geraldine Thompson, both of whom preceded her in death.
A 1962 graduate of Mattoon High, she was a member of the Del Phi Beta Sorority. In Feb 1965, Sue married Jack L. Daron and they started their family in Charleston, IL, moved to Robinson, IL, Lutcher, LA, and finally to Brownsburg, IN. After 52 years together, Jack preceded Sue in death just 6 short weeks ago.
Sue loved gardening, Bob Evans, card games, and her cats. She served as the former Treasurer for the Indy 500 Chapter of the MTFCA. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend, she will be deeply missed by all.
Sue is also preceded in death by her sister Shirley Morgan (Jewett, IL). She is survived by her three sons & daughters-in-law, Michael & Tina Daron (Plano, TX), Scott Daron (Crawfordsville, IN), and Jeff & Michelle Daron (Carmel, IN); by her eleven grandchildren, Jonathan, Clair, Catherine, Alex, Elizabeth, Anastasia, Emily, Mary, Helen, Patrick, and Nicholas; by two great-granddaughters, Annabella and Jazzimae; by her Sister and Brother-in-Law, Steve and Jan French (Windsor, IL); her Brother and Sister-in-Law, Dennis ‘Butch’ and Robin Thompson (Charleston, IL); as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family members.
We cherish the moments we’ve had, the memories we keep, and the constant reminders of how she touched our lives.
Visitation will be Sunday, August 6th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson, IL. Funeral services will be Monday, August 7th at 11:30 am. Burial will follow in the Robinson New Cemetery. Those unable to attend, a local Memorial will be held in Lebanon, IN at the Boone County 4H Fairgrounds, on Saturday, August 12th from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. For more information, or to share a memory online or condolence online, please visit www.goodwinefuneralhomes.com.