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Karen Gaylene (Nee Crossan)

Sunday, 31 March 1963



Wednesday, 6 March 2024

White; Karen Gaylene (Nee Crossan)
Passed away unexpectedly on Friday the 8th of March aged 60.

Dearly loved mother and best friend of Nicole and Clayton, Conrad and Devi and adored nana Kaz of Roman. Loved Wife of Robert.

Much loved daughter of Alistair and Heather Crossan.
Sister and sister-in-law of Murray, Judy and Paul, and Kevin.

Daughter-in-law of the late Derek and Mavora White. Loved sister-in-law of Nicholas, Jane and the late Morrell McKenzie, Theo and Suzanne, Aaron and Cheryl. Loved Aunty by all her nieces and nephews.
A service to celebrate Karen’s life will be held at Ascot Park Hotel Invercargill on Friday the 15th of March at 1 pm.
Messages to 553 Gorge Road Invercargill Highway.RD 11 Waimatua Invercargill 9877, or to Karen's tribute page at where a livestream link can be accessed.

Please find a link to the livestream below


Thinking of you all at this terribly sad time. I have fond memories of my time in the BNZ with Karen. Look after each other & know you are in my thoughts. 🌷

Robyn Edie


An amazing lady gone far too soon

It was a lovely service today

Thinking of you all at this sad time

Sue Urquhart


A beautiful service for such a special person. Thinking of you all and treasure those special times.

Keri & LIndsay Divett - Wanaka


Sending Love and Strength to Karen’s Loved Ones at this Incredibly Sad Time.
Deepest Sympathies

Deb Falconer


So sad, but so many good memories. Karen has been a special friend to Judith and Sandy and always ensured us fella's had a good time too. I'm sure everyone there today will have their own special memories as well. Your life was too short, but so well lived. Nicole and Conrad have so much to be grateful for and in time they will be so pleased to have so much they can look back on and smile. x



So sorry to hear of Karen's sudden passing. Thinking of you all.

Marie and Stephen Harrold


I will always remember and treasure my time down on the farm with you and your family. We are incredibly sorry and sad to hear of your passing Karen and feel for the ones left behind.
Rest in Peace ❤❤❤

Rosalee and Phil xxx


I will never forget the good times when you were growing up, your love of horses especially.
My deepest sympathy to all your family.

Lindsay Bryant


May you be at peace, how lucky are you, you can hang with Nana, Uncle Wattie, Aunty Isabel and Uncle Graham - please give Dad a huge hug, plus you get to meet Benjamin ❤️
You can ride your beautiful horses once again and I'm sure Tonka will be there waiting for his turn 🐎 .
Sending prayers to all of the family. Xx



Hi Robert, Nicole & Conrad, thinking about you all at this very sad time.
Take care of each other 🥰🥰🥰

Paula Bull

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