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8/18/2013 Email this articlePrint this article 
Karen Bearse
Karen (Mrs. George) Bearse, 67, of DeWitt, Iowa, died Sunday evening, Aug. 18, 2013, at Genesis Medical Center-DeWitt.

The family will receive friends at Schultz Funeral Home, DeWitt, from 10:00 until 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. A service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home. Interment will be at Elmwood Cemetery, DeWitt.

Mrs. Bearse, the former Karen Ann Huppert, was born Jan. 5, 1946, in Massillon, Ohio, to Ralph and Edna May (Ping) Huppert. She was a graduated of Washington High School in Massillon. On July 16, 1967, Karen married George Bearse in Massillon. The couple resided in Ohio and Chicago prior to moving to DeWitt in 1974. Karen worked at Holmes Shoes for 11 years and also sold real estate. She loved reading.

Surviving are her husband, George; sons, Greagory (Jessica Walker) Bearse of Davenport and George "Allen" Bearse of DeWitt; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Preceding Karen in death were her parents and a brother, William.

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