Karen Lea Mitchell, 66, of Marietta, died Monday (Aug. 27, 2012) at her home. She was born Sept. 5, 1945, in Akron, Ohio, daughter of the late William E. and Lela S. Pile Bonar. She was a 1964 graduate of Dexter City High School. She was a homemaker who enjoyed traveling, having recently enjoyed a cruise to Alaska with her husband. She also enjoyed visiting casinos and spending time with her family and friends.