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Burkett, Karen L. 1952-2021


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Date: 7/24/2021 at 16:02:22

Karen L. Burkett
July 8, 1952 - July 7, 2021

Karen L. Burkett, 68, of Linn Creek, MO passed away at on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at home. She was born on July 8, 1952 to Harley and Lorraine (Shuck) Papke in Aberdeen, SD.. She married Lyle R. Burkett on July 6, 1973 in Keosauqua, IA.

Karen was half owner of two businesses in which she served as financial manager. She was also the sole owner of an exercise business, Why Weight. However, her most meaningful accomplishment was the care of both parents and in-laws (Fred and Mildred Burkett) in their waning years. Additionally, it was her desire to be the 'Better Half', not just an equal; and she was for 48 years.

Karen is survived by her husband, Lyle, and their three children, Jeff Burkett of Sully, IA, Katie (Clint) Roth of Wayland, IA and Chet (Ashley) Burkett of Pleasant Hill, IA. Also, seven grand children Allison, Evie, Maddie, Cara, and Cade Burkett, and Cooper and Carli Roth.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A memorial remembrance with fellowship and a meal to follow is being planned to take place at Grace Alive Church in Prairie City, IA. on Saturday, July 31st at 10:30 with lunch to follow immediately.

All memorials will go to the Grace Alive Building Fund and can be mailed to Grace Alive, 703 W 2nd St, Prairie City, IA 50228.

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Saturday 31 July
Grace Alive Church
703 W 2nd Street
Prairie CIty, Iowa 50228
10:30 AM ~ The Coburn Funeral Home, Prairie City, Iowa 07 July 2021.


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