Name: Karen Stover
Marital status: Married to Nevin for 45 years.
Children: Deanna and Rodney.
Grandchildren: Two, Devin and Austin.
Occupation: “A farm wife, not a housewife.”
What do you like about your job? “I enjoy being out with my family.”
What was your first job? “Waitress.”
What kind of exercise program do you follow? “Running after my husband.”
What organizations do you belong to? “Sycamore Lioness, Sycamore Ladies Auxiliary American Legion 50. I’m president. I also belong to Red Hat Divas and Red Hat Crimson Chapeaus. I belong to Emblem Club in Upper Sandusky and to Oceola United Methodist Church.”
What is your fondest memory of a vacation? “Going to Nashville and the Grand Ole Opry and staying at the Opryland Hotel, and going on bus trips with Wyandot-Seneca Tours.”
Where did you attend school? “Holmes-Liberty.”
What is the favorite activity you did with your father? “On vacation my dad would take the family to see a drive-in movie — it seemed like it was a Ma and Pa Kettle movie — and buy a box of popcorn.”
What was your first hospital experience? “Deana’s birth.”
What do you prize most in life? “My grandkids and family.”
What is something special you like best about your family? “I like doing things with them.”
What sports did you play? “Volleyball.”
What is your favorite hobby or pastime? “Baking and molding candy.”
What is something special you have done? “I have done a lot of things with Devin and Austin.”
Who is your favorite singer? “Billy Ray Cyrus.”
What is your favorite television show? “Boston Legal.”
What is your favorite restaurant? “Steer Barn.”
— Interviewed by Jan Hoffbauer