August 8, 1963 - April 4, 2023
Cynthia Karen MacKinnon, nee Kelly, of Drumheller beloved wife of Gordon MacKinnon passed away suddenly due to complications following a recent illness April 4, 2023 at the age of 59.
Karen was born August 8, 1963 in Gimli, Manitoba to Brian and Jean Kelly. Soon after, the family moved to Rainbow Lake, AB where she lived until attending high school and living in residence at the Drumheller Composite High School.
After completing school, she worked as an artist at the Royal Tyrrell Museum as well as Image Crafter Signs and then started her own custom graphics business.
Karen was an avid reader and loved riding her Harley on many trips with her husband. She was also an accomplished Cross Stitcher with many beautiful projects over the years.
She had recently developed a keen interest in politics and following world events.
She leaves to mourn, her husband Gordon, son AJ, father Brian Kelly of Arborg, Manitoba, sisters Dawn and Lynn and brother James as well as numerous nieces and nephews and their families.
Karen was predeceased by her mother Jean Kelly of Arborg, Manitoba.
Memorial service will be held at Drumheller Community Church on Thursday, April 20th at 2:00 p.m. 245 - 3rd Street West, Drumheller.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation would be appreciated.
Courtney-Winters Funeral Home in care of arrangements. 403-823-2666.