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Karen M. (Study) Borrego

February 18, 1950 ~ November 3, 2020 (age 70)


The services for Karen will be private family services; however the services will be live streamed on Gude Funeral Homes Facebook Page.

Karen M. Borrego, age 70 of Nebraska City, NE passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at her home.

Karen was born on February 18, 1950 in Hamburg, IA; the daughter of Ezra G. and Loretta A. (Binachi) Study.  

On May 25, 1968, Karen was united in marriage to Ricardo “Richard” C. Borrego in Hamburg, IA.  She worked at Missouri Beef Packing (Excel) in Phelps City, MO for several years and also at ConAgra.  She was a member of the Eagles Auxiliary.  

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Richard Borrego of Nebr. City; children:  Lori Ann Kreifels and husband Scott, Rhonda Jean Borrego, Rebecca Marie Borrego and Eric Jon Borrego and wife Amanda all of Nebraska City; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; one brother Randy Study of Texas, an aunt and uncle Bob and Diane Vanderpool of Tabor, IA; other family and friends.

Karen was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Herman Leslie Study.

A Private Family Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City.  The service will be Live Streamed on Gude Funeral Homes Facebook Page.  

Open visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday (11/9) at the mortuary.  Due to COVID-19 the family encourages those attending to wear masks.

Memorials may be given to Tabitha Hospice.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Karen M. (Study) Borrego, please visit our floral store.


November 9, 2020

1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gude Mortuary
403 S. 9th St.
Nebraska City, NE 68410

Private Family Memorial Services
November 10, 2020

1:00 PM
Gude Mortuary
403 S. 9th St.
Nebraska City, NE 68410

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