Karen Stewart, 75,

Karen Stewart, 75, of Marshalltown, died Friday, July 5, 2013, at the Iowa River Hospice Home in Marshalltown. Following cremation, per Karen’s wishes, no services are planned at this time. There will not be a visitation. Memorial contributions may be directed in Karen’s name to her family. For further information or to send a condolence please visit www.mitchellfh.com or call (641) 844-1234. The Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Karen and her family.

Karen was born March 17, 1938, the daughter of Harry and Naoma (Filoon) Stewart. She was raised and educated in the Gilman and Marshalltown, Iowa areas graduating from the Marshalltown High School. Throughout her lifetime she worked at Cooper Manufacturing and was also a Candy Striper at the Marshalltown Medical & Surgical Center. Karen was an avid fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes and enjoyed playing bingo at the casino on Friday nights.

Karen is survived by her aunt Bertie Coleman of Melbourne, Iowa and her dear friends Tim (Tricia) Price of Marshalltown.

Karen was preceded in death by her parents and her aunt Margie Stewart.