Karen V. Mumma
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Karen V. Mumma of Windsor Heights died February 22, 2013 at Tucson Medical Center Hospice (Pepe's House) in Tucson AZ. after suffering a stroke. A memorial mass will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday May 4, at St. Theresa Catholic Church Merle Hay and University Av. Inurnment at a later date.
Karen was the daughter of Harlan and Catherine (Oviatt) Block. She was born on a farm near Logan, IA, on September 17, 1938. She attended Catholic grade school and graduated High School in Missouri Valley, IA. She attended University Of Iowa. On August 17, 1957 she married Dan Mumma.
Karen is survived by husband Dan, five children, Kim (Mike) Buntz, Chris (Souane) Steve, Jeff (Heather), Paul (Tracy), nine grandchildren, two brothers and family friend Rob Peterson.
After all five children started school she begun work in food service for the Des Moines school system, working there for over 15 years before moving to CO.
Karen was a devoted Catholic, wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She always loved being close to family, spending time with her grandchildren and snowbirding in AZ. the past few years.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Karens name may be left to the
, Tucson Medical Center Hospice (Pepe's House) 2715 N Wyatt Drive, Tucson AZ. 85712, or Iowa Disabled American Veterans.
Published in Des Moines Register from Apr. 26 to Apr. 28, 2013