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Karen J. (Johnson) Edmisten

March 23, 1939 ~ November 18, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Karen Edmisten Obituary

Karen J. Edmisten, age 84 of Nebraska City, NE passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at the Nemaha County Hospital in Auburn, NE.

Karen J. (Johnson) Edmisten was born on March 23, 1939 in Shubert, NE; the daughter of George L. and Mabel J. (Jorgensen) Johnson.  She attended school in the Shubert area and after the family moved to Nebraska City, she attended the Nebraska City High School.  She later received her GED in 1977.

Karen worked at American Meter in Nebraska City as an Assembler from 1967 until her retirement in 2001.

She is survived by her children:  Jackie Scharp (John) of Nebr. City, NE, Scooter Edmisten (Cheryl) of Nebr. City, NE and Lauri Dewey (Dan) of David City, NE; grandchildren:  Travis Scharp, Justin Scharp, Robert Brown, Jason Edmisten, Nicolas Edmisten, Samantha Walker, Matt Kastl, Lucas Kastl, Wyatt Kastl and Kris Dewey; 14 great-grandchildren; other family and many friends.

Karen was preceded in death by her son Randy Edmisten; stillborn children:  Michael Edmisten, Kelli Edmisten and Michelle Edmisten; two brothers and their wives:  Cecil Johnson (Opal) and Clarence Johnson (Eileen); parents George and Mabel Johnson and her father and mother-in-law Glen and Leola Edmisten.

A Graveside Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, December 15, 2023 at the Avoca Cemetery in Avoca, NE. 

Memorials may be given to the Diabetes Foundation in her memory.

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Graveside Service
December 15, 2023

1:00 PM
Avoca Cemetery
13500 A Street
Avoca, NE 68307
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