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Karen C. Harbison

September 23, 1938 — July 2, 2017

Karen C. Harbison, nee Branson, 78, of Kansas City, MO, died July 2, 2017, in North Kansas City, MO. She was born September 23, 1938, in Red Bud, IL.
She is survived by her children Jody (Dennis) Schreder, Karla (Mark) Gelino, Trisha (Todd) Gossett, & Kristi Harbison (significant other Julie Northe); grandchildren Mandy (Jeff) Herring, Anthony (Sara) Schreder, Casey Schreder, Keith Hoffmann Jr., Jamie Hoffmann, Jesse Gelino, Chuck Goodman, & (Ashley) Samantha Harbison; great grandchildren Haleigh, Lucas, Bryce, Kaylynn, Lucian, Nadia, Hailie, Brooke, Lexie, Charlie, & Mason; good friend David Martin; sister Nadine (Joseph) Feldker; sister-in-law Linda Branson & Elsie Branson; and brother-in-law Floyd (Zip) Zipfel.

Karen is preceded in death by her parents Bluford A & Ione C. (nee Fischer) Branson ; husband Charles A. "Art" Harbison; son Michael Charles Harbison; sisters Phyllis Boehne, Joan O'Connor, & Joyce Zipfel; brothers Donald, Keith, & Jack Branson.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Donor's Choice

3 PM to 8 PM Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
8 AM until time of service Friday 

10 AM Friday, July 7, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Merlyn Lawrence officiating
Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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