Obituaries

top banner

Obituary Listings

Karen L. Carr

January 16, 1945 November 13, 2017
Karen  L. Carr
There are condolences waiting approval on Karen 's Tribute wall

Plant a tree in memory of Karen

An environmentally friendly option
Obituary for Karen L. Carr

Peoria- Karen L. Carr, age 72, passed away 7:20 AM, Monday, November 13, 2017 at Heartland Healthcare.

Karen was born January 16, 1945 in Peoria, a daughter of Aden and LuWanna (Jonas) Zinser. She married John P. Carr June 27, 1970 in Peoria, and they were happily married for 45 years before he passed away October 11, 2015. Her parents also preceded her in death.

Karen is survived by two daughters; Christine (Richard) Rubsam of Thomasville, N.C., and Patricia (Michael) Rathje of Cedar Rapids, IA, one son, John “Eddie” Carr of Peoria, two grandchildren Elizabeth and Heather, two sisters; Sandra Bell and Linda Zinser, both of Peoria, and one brother, Gary Zinser of Hanna City.

Karen loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking and spending time outside tending to her flowers. She had a love for sewing, quilting, embroidery and antiquing. Karen was a member of St. Bernard’s Catholic Church.

Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church with a one hour prior visitation also at her church. Fr. Alexander Millar will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery in West Peoria.

Memorials in Karen’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

Friends and family may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences by logging onto www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

15

Nov

10:00 AM 11/15/2017 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/15/2017 11:00:00 AM
St. Bernard Catholic Church

509 E Kansas
Peoria, IL 61603

St. Bernard Catholic Church
509 E Kansas Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Wednesday

15

Nov

11:00 AM 11/15/2017 11:00:00 AM
St. Bernard Catholic Church

509 E Kansas
Peoria, IL 61603

St. Bernard Catholic Church
509 E Kansas Peoria 61603 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Joseph Cemetery Final Resting Place

2105 W. Heading Ave.
West Peoria, IL 61604

2105 W. Heading Ave. West Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries


alt

We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Loading...