Karen Nadene Gillesse, age 65 of Ada, went to be with the Lord and Savior, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 43 years, Daniel; her daughters Kari and Kimberly Gillesse; sister Nancy (Steve) Weaver; sister-in-law Jane (Tom) VanderHyde; brother-in-law Donald (Jackie) Gillesse; grandchildren Ethan, Elena, and Andrew Enriquez; mother-in-law Harriet Gillesse. Visitation will be Monday, June 26, 2-4:00 p.m. and 6-8:00 p.m. at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd. S.E., Grand Rapids. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, June 27, 11:30 a.m. at Ada Congregational Church, 6330 Ada Dr. S.E., Ada. Rev. Gary L. Burdick officiating. Interment Ada Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Emmanuel Hospice, 2161 Leonard Street N.W., Grand Rapids, MI 49504.