Karen L. Coln, age 81, of New Smyrna Beach, died Sunday, May 9, 2021 at AdventHealth Hospice with her adoring children and grandchildren by her side. Born in Riverdale, New Jersey to Herbert V. and Elizabeth R. Lundstrom; Karen came to the area in the 1950's from her birthplace.
Karen grew up on Flagler Ave. and graduated from New Smyrna Beach High School in 1958. She met her husband James Coln and they married at Coronado Methodist Church in 1960. Karen loved the outdoors, was an avid painter and a doting grandmother. Karen was a devoted wife, the most amazing mother to her 3 children and a beloved grandmother. She is deeply loved by her family and will be greatly missed. She is forever in their hearts.
Survivors include her daughter, Marie (Carl) Truesdell; son, Eric (Doreen) Coln; 2 grandsons, Blake (Alexandra) Coln and Mitchell Truesdell, and her brother, Alan Lundstrom, all of New Smyrna Beach. Karen was preceded in death by her husband of 44 years, James, son, Michael.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorials to Southeast Volusia Humane Society, 1200 S. Glencoe Road, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168.
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