Obituaries: Karen Bukowski

OTTUMWA-Karen Sue Bukowski, 61, of Ottumwa, died July 30, 2017 at the Good Samaritan Society-Ottumwa.

Karen was born June 2, 1956 in China Lake, CA to James Edward and Jacquelyn J. Bagley Bukowski Sr.

She had attended Orchard School and had worked at TENCO.

Surviving is her mother, Jackie Parr of Ottumwa; two brothers, Mike (Diane) Bukowski of Texas and Jim (Marcelin) Bukowski of Ottumwa; three sisters, Cindy Leedom and Michelle (Scott) Chapman both of Ottumwa, Renaie Parr-Bailey of Cedar Rapids; four step-sisters, Teresa Martin of Tulsa, OK, Joy (Mike) Orona of Ottumwa, Kathy (Mark) Vander Meiden of Oskaloosa, Diana (Stan) Swartz of Ottumwa; a step-brother David (Judy) Parr of Kaufman, TX and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father James Bukowski Sr.; step-father, Carroll Parr and two step-brothers, Paul Parr and Daniel Parr.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Reece Funeral Home with  Pastor Jeremy Skinner officiating.  Burial will be in Shaul Cemetery.

Visitation begins at 11 a.m. Tuesday with the family present from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorials may be made to Good Samaritan Society-Ottumwa.