Karen Weichers

Karen Rae Weichers, 71, of Grundy Center, passed away on Nov. 7, 2023, at the Grundy Center Hospital while under the care of UnityPoint Hospice.

Karen was born on June 26, 1952, in Waterloo, Iowa, daughter of Elgin and Genevieve (Eilers) Venenga. She grew up in Grundy Center, Iowa, and graduated from Grundy Center High School in 1970. She was united in marriage to Kirk Weichers on February 14, 1971, at Bethany Presbyterian Church in Grundy Center.

Karen was an avid reader and a regular Wheel of Fortune home contestant. She also enjoyed spending time with friends and family. Above all, she loved entertaining her grandkids and attending their activities.

Karen is survived by her husband of 52 years, Kirk; children, Dan (Maureen) Weichers of Waverly, Kellie (Tony) McNally of Cedar Falls, and Alison (Chad) Bixby of Dike; grandchildren, Carson, Averi, and Kennedy Weichers, Alexa, Parker, Maya, and Piper McNally, and Benton and Maryn Bixby; a brother, Gale (Dixie) Venenga of Holland; and nieces Erin (Dave) Sandman of Dubuque, and Toni Venenga and Cari Venenga of San Antonio. Numerous cousins also survive.

Karen was preceded in death by her parents, Elgin and Genevieve.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Nov. 17, from 5-7, at Bethany Presbyterian Church in Grundy Center. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 10:00, at Bethany Presbyterian Church in Grundy Center.



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