Karen Sue Kier Hadley died April 3, 2019. She was born June 15, 1938 in Olympia, WA to Frances Croshaw Kier and Bill Kier. She lived several places, most notably The Dalles, Eugene, and Portland, OR, graduating from Franklin High School. Karen’s favorite thing was spending time with her family and found great joy in her grandchildren. She was welcoming, full of love, and much loved. Karen was a teacher’s aide for Portland Public Schools for almost 30 years, pioneering a program to teach students computer skills when computers first became popular. A member of Calvary Presbyterian Church for over 45 years, she enjoyed being a Deacon, bookkeeper, and office assistant as well as visiting parishioners. Karen loved the Portland Trailblazers, spending time at the beach, and is known for her apple pies. She is survived by her daughters, sons-in-law, and grandchildren. Services will be held at 1:30 PM on Saturday, April 27, at Calvary Presbyterian Church, 3516 NE 71st Ave, Portland. Donations in Karen’s name can be made to the American Heart Association or Mainspring Portland, a community food, clothing, & resources pantry (mainspringpdx.org).