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Karen S. Fieseler

West Branch

Karen S. Fieseler, 76, of West Branch, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 18, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf. Cremation rites are being managed by Weerts Funeral Home. Karen was born in 1942 to James and Dorothy Rasley. She grew up in Cedar Rapids and graduated from Washington High School. Karen made her home and raised her family in West Branch. She also worked at the University of Iowa and retired after 32 years.
Karen had a great sense of humor and she loved to laugh. She enjoyed the Hawkeyes, playing bridge, going to the casino with friends, volunteering at her local library, baking and reading.
Those left to honor her memory are her daughter, Linda (John) Lauritsen; son, Phillip (Steve Jetter) Fieseler; brothers, James (Jane) Rasley III and Richard (Alexis) Rasley; her niece and nephews; extended family; and many cherished friends.
Karen was preceded in death by her parents.
The family wants to acknowledge the amazing friends who supported Mom through her final journey. Words cannot express our gratitude and love.
A Celebration of Life is being planned for spring 2019. Memorials can be made to the West Branch Public Library, American Cancer Society, or a charity of choice.
Online condolences may be expressed to Karen's family by visiting this obituary at www.weertsfh.com.