Karen L. (Ellington) Lukefahr, 66, of Arnold died Feb. 10, 2020. Mrs. Lukefahr was a member of the Missouri Botanical Gardens. She loved spending time with her family, traveling, crafting and quilting. She also enjoyed going to baseball games, The Muny and the St. Louis Symphony. Born July 31, 1953, in St. Louis, she was the daughter of the late Joyce (Pahl) and James Ellington.
She is survived by her husband: Lawrence "Luke" Lukefahr; two daughters: Kendra (Ryan) Culleton and Wendy (Graham) Lukefahr; seven grandchildren: Olivia, Sophie, Thomas, Franklin, Joyce, Sawyer and Arya; and two brothers: James (Peggie) Ellington and Robert (Janet) Ellington.
A celebration of life will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29, at Heiligtag-Lang-Fendler Funeral Home, 1081 Jeffco Blvd., in Arnold. Memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society of Missouri. Arrangements are under the direction of Heiligtag-Lang-Fendler Funeral Home.