March 14, 1959 — January 24, 2022
Karen McElwrath (nee Cheak), of Saint Charles, MO, passed away Monday, January 24, 2022, at the age of 62. Beloved wife of the late Allen Keith McElwrath Jr; cherished daughter of the late Haskel and Eileen Cheak. Devoted mother of Jessica McElwrath, Shelby (Tim Powers) McElwrath, and Jeremy McElwrath; dear sister, of Kathy Kimack, Janice Haupt, and Elaine Deming. Karen was a member of the Astrological Society. Karen helped teach Sunday school at Twin Oaks Church. She also enjoyed leading worship with her husband Keith at different churches and events throughout her lifetime. Karen enjoyed long scenic country drives, bird watching, and nature. She was very artistic and would always find hobbies and crafts around the house. Karen was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Memorials may be made in Karen's name to Wildlife Conservation Society. Baue Funeral Homes is currently following CDC recommendations regarding mask and social distancing policies.