Support Staff

Karen Beezhold, Office Manager
work: 219.663.3643 x301

Karen grew up in Illinois and attended Illiana Christian High School.  During the early stage of her marriage to Rudy, they ventured out to NWI and fell in love with the area and currently reside in Hobart.  She has worked at First since 1993, under the direction of Rev. William Kooienga, then Rev. Greg Janke, and now under our current pastors. She is a breast cancer survivor (since January 2015) and is finally getting back into life following a year long treatment process. 

Karen has two children ten years apart in age.  The eldest, Nicole, is married and has two children.  Her youngest, Christian, was just married in November 2016.  During her free time, She loves to spend time with her family, especially her adorable grandkids, gardening, and creating projects at home.