Karen Sue Egbert, age 75 of Wyaconda, MO, passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 in the Lewis Co. Nursing Home in Canton following a recent massive stroke.
Karen was born June 16, 1944 in Terre Haute, IL, a daughter of John and Edith Harvey Dochterman.
Following her graduation from Wyaconda High School in 1962, on June 24, 1962, she was united in marriage to Danny Eugene Egbert. Danny preceded her in death on July 16, 2013.
Survivors include her mother, Edith Dochterman of Kahoka; one daughter, Tracy Lynn (Glen) Kaylor of LaGrange, MO; two grandchildren: Kyle (BreAnna) Kaylor of Durham, MO and Emily Kaylor (Cory Turner) of Quincy, IL; two great-grandchildren: Maggie Kaylor and Chance Turner; a sister-in-law, Glenda Dochterman of Keokuk, IA; two nieces, Sherry Hall of Keokuk, IA and Becky Dochterman of Lexington, MO; as well as several cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father; her husband; a son, Scott Egbert; and a nephew, Lonnie Dochterman.
As the owner and operator of the former West Side Café for 21 years, Karen fed many residents of Wyaconda. The next fifteen years she was employed by Charles Industries in Canton.
Karen was a member of the former Wyaconda Methodist Church; a 56 year member of Kahoka Chapter # 40, O.E.S., joining the former Wyaconda Chapter on January 20, 1963, and a member of the Wyaconda Red Hatters.
Karen loved Christmas all year long and enjoyed furnishing her home in her favorite color, red, which fit right in with the decorations she kept up all year long.
She loved watching John Wayne movies and Q.V.C. Shopping Network.
Funeral services were held Friday, September 13, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka with Rev. Lance Bonnell officiating. Special music was “If I Had Only Known”, “Jealous of the Angels’, and “When I Get Where I’m Going”.
Honorary Pallbearers were George Steele, Glenda Dochterman, Chance Turner, Maggie Kaylor, Wesley Knupp and Doug Hammel.
Pallbearers were Tom LaFrenz, John Harper, Joe Paul, Josh Townsend, Tracy Russell, Cody Musgrove and Joe Humes.
Burial was in the Wyaconda Cemtery.
Visitation was held on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until services at 10:30 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home.
Memorials are suggested to the Wyaconda Cemetery.
On-line condolences may be expressed at www.wilsonfuneralservice.com.