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Karin Marie Melster

September 10, 1954 ~ August 1, 2022 (age 67)


Karin Marie Melster, 67, of Kokomo, passed away at 3:41 a.m. on Monday, August 1, 2022, at Community Howard Regional Health in Kokomo.  She was born September 10, 1954, in Frankfurt, Germany, to Richard Jacob and Ruth Jean Flitsch.  She married James Randy Bloodworth, and he survives.

Karin was an avid collector of special meaning items, such as books, movies, antiques and dolls.  She loved watching tv, movies on TCM channel, cooking, tennis and bald eagles.  She had a passion and love for all her cats and anything to do with cats.  She will be missed by all those that she met, family, friends and her animals.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her mother; brothers, Richard (Holly Gunderson) Flitsch and Robert (Kathie) Flitsch; daughters, Larissa (Wade) Plymale Scholz and Lindsay (Andrew) Plymale Sarauer; stepdaughter, Tiffany (Alan) Bloodworth Rivers; grandchildren, Samuel Sarauer, Patrick Sarauer, Benjamin Sarauer, Jacob Rivers, Andrew Rivers and Lane Rivers; niece, Holly Flitsch; and nephew, Eric (Lindy, Elly Bennett, Kennedy Lapp, Lincoln Lapp) Flitsch.

She was preceded in death by her father, Richard Flitsch.

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