Karen Sue Bland, 68, of Tonasket Washington, died April 11, 2021, at her home.

Ms. Bland was born September 6, 1952, at Naval Station Great Lakes to Louis and Lila Jo (Hogue) Bland.

She attended Snohomish (WA) High School, where she was active in 4H. She continued her education at Everett Community College.

She loved animals (there wasn’t a dog she didn’t like), gardening, and fishing.

She is survived by her children, Tina (David) Donaldson-Goldman of Lake Charles, LA, Tammie Donaldson of Lake Stevens, WA, and Michael (Karolina) Donaldson of Schertz, TX; her granddaughters, Stephanie, Abiah, and Raven; her grandsons, Tyler, Ares, Sam, Matthew, and Jonathan; her great-grandchildren, Jaxon, Kaden, and Emma; her brother, Paul (Marilyn) Bland of Glendale, AZ; several nephews, nieces and other extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Anna; husband, Robert Caldwell; her parents, Louis and Lila; her brothers, Michael and Kenneth, and her sister, Elizabeth.

A private service with her children and brother is pending.

Any donations can be made to the American SIDS Institute.

Arrangements are with Western Cremation Alliance.