Karen Joanne Finn, 69, Rockton, Illinois (formerly of Roscoe, IL) died at 5:50 p.m., Wednesday, October 6, 2010 in her own home surrounded by her family. Born July 13, 1941 in Rockford, Illinois, the daughter of Paul and Lucille (Lofgren) Fry. Married John “Jim” Finn in Pecatonica, Illinois on July 28, 1962. Employed by Amerock for 31 years. Member of the Moose Club in Groveland, Florida. Karen enjoyed reading books, shopping and spending time with her family. Graduated from Pecatonica High School, Class of 1959. \r\r\n\r\r\n Survivors include; husband, John “Jim” Finn, Rockton, Illinois; sons, Brian Finn, Rockford, Illinois, John Finn, Evansville, Indiana and Jeffrey (Michelle) Finn, Machesney Park, Illinois; daughter, Michelle Finn, Key West, Florida; grandchildren, Kyle Jones, Xandy, Trista, Meghan, and Paige Finn; great grandchildren, Colton and Leena; brothers, Robert (Veeann) Fry, Pecatonica, Illinois and Richard (Judy) Fry, Burlington, Wisconsin; sisters, Linda (Neal) Dean and Pam (Randy) Olson, both of Pecatonica, Illinois and Debbie (Mike) Smith, Byron, Illinois and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Donal and infant sister, Barbara. \r\r\n\r\r\n Memorial ceremonies will be held at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, October 10, 2010 at First Congregational Church, Pecatonica, Illinois with Reverend Duane Hoffman officiating. Final resting place in Pecatonica Cemetery, Pecatonica, Illinois. Cremation Rites to be Accorded. Memorials have been established to American Cancer Society, 4312 East State Street, Suite 1, Rockford, IL 61108 and VNA Hospice, 4223 East State Street, Rockford, IL 61108.