Karen M. Eggemeyer, nee Decker, 67, of Waterloo, IL, died January 4, 2023, in Waterloo, IL. She was born July 26, 1955, in Chester, IL.
She is survived by her husband Lee Eggemeyer; children Adam (Jill) Eggemeyer, and Emilie (Douglas) Land; grandchildren Ayda, Myla, and Henry Eggemeyer, and Declan Land; mother Marie Wilfong, nee Carnahan; sister Janet (Jim) Straight; brother Larry (Debbie) Decker; many aunts; uncles; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
Karen is preceded in death by her father Erwin A. Decker; sister Susan Louise Layman; and stepfather Dewey Wilfong.
She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church - Waterloo, Daughters of the American Revolution - Whiteside Station Chapter, longtime employee of The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod (30 plus years), an avid reader, lover of history and baking, and her greatest treasure was her grandchildren.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Immanuel Lutheran Church - Waterloo or Camp Wartburg
1 PM to 5 PM Sunday, January 8, 2023 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Monday at Immanuel Lutheran Church
10 AM Monday, January 9, 2023 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Merritt Demski officiating
Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL