Karen Ann Smelcer, 70, of West Terre Haute, IN passed away Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 at her home. She was formerly employed at Edington’s Wrecker Service at Marshall. Karen was born Dec. 26, 1947 at Jeffersonville, IN, the daughter of John W. and Dolores Highsmith Kramer. Surviving are her husband, Fred; a step daughter, Tammy (Andy) Welborn of Marshall; her mother, Dolores Oldham of Virginia Beach, VA; a sister, Denise Howard of Virginia Beach VA; a brother, Tim (Lynn) Oldham of Bradenton, FL; nieces, Whitney Howard of Virginia Beach, VA, Lorae Klink of San Francisco, CA, Jessica Oldham of Jeffersonville, IN; a nephew, Caleb Oldham of Bradenton, FL; a step grandchild, Lynn Welborn and several cousins. She was preceded in death by her father; a son, Robert Brandenburg; step-father, Cash Oldham and a brother-in-law, Montey Howard. She was a true and loyal University of Kentucky basketball fan. Services in honor of her life will be 10:00 AM Thursday at Pearce Funeral Home with Rev. Jared Bouton officiating. Burial will be in the Marshall Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-7 PM Wednesday at the funeral home. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be give to Marshall Cemetery Association. Online condolences are being accepted at pearcefuneralservices.com.