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Roger M. Karn

June 19, 1938 — February 24, 2019

Roger M. Karn, 80, of Waterloo, IL, went home to be with his Lord and Savior February 24, 2019, in Waterloo, IL. He was born June 19, 1938, in Farmer City, IL.

He is survived by his stepdaughter Deborah E. Thompson; stepsons Martin T. (Kimberly) Boland, Jeffery W. (Beth) Boland, & Phillip M. Boland; numerous grandchildren & great grandchildren; & brother Dan Karn. 

He is preceded in death by his wife Veronica I. (nee Gillam) Karn; parents Rev. Robert and Ruby Karn; two brothers David C. Karn of Dupo, IL and Grant Karn of Wright City, MO.
Roger was a retired locomotive engineer for Union Pacific Railroad at Dupo, IL. A US Navy Veteran. Member of Masonic Lodge #474, Scottish Rite and Shriners. Beloved member of First Baptist Church - Waterloo, IL.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
1st Baptist Church - Waterloo

4 PM to 8 PM Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Quernheim Funeral Home
10 AM until time of service Wednesday at First Baptist Church

11 AM Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at First Baptist Church in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Steve Neill officiating
Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, February 26, 2019

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

St. John Cemetery - Fults, IL

2898 Bluff Rd, Fults, IL 62244

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

First Baptist Church - Waterloo

320 Covington Dr, Waterloo, IL 62298

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