Karen Marshall, 65, of Farmington, Iowa, passed away at 9:45 p.m. Friday, May 20, 2022, at her home.
Born on October 31, 1956, in Keokuk, Iowa, the daughter of Robert and Naomi (Smith) Vance. On May 25, 1996, she married Jerry Marshall in Farmington, Iowa. He preceded her in death on February 15, 2016.
Survivors include her sons: Adam (Kim) Forquer of Mount Pleasant, Iowa, Jeremy (Hayley) Marshall of Donnellson, Iowa, Eugene (Anna) Jones of Keokuk, Iowa; grandchildren: Gracie, Lucas, Beau and one on the way. Also surviving are two brothers: Robert (Julie) Vance of Farmington, Iowa, Bill (Linda) Vance of Bonaparte, Iowa and several nieces and nephews
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Jerry; and sister Amy Jones.
Karen retired from Senior Meals in Keosauqua as the site administrator. She enjoyed fishing, cooking, sewing, flowers, mushroom hunting and watching Jeremy race go-karts. She was a very sociable person and loved spending time with family and friends.
Her body has been entrusted to the crematory of Schmitz Funeral Home for cremation.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at Farmington United Methodist Church.
A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, May 28, 2022, at Farmington United Methodist Church with Pastor Dawn Butler officiating.
Burial will be held at Greenglade Cemetery.
A memorial has been established in her memory.Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzfuneralhomes.com. Schmitz Funeral Home of Farmington is assisting the family with arrangements.