Karen L. Curtis. Passed away on May 24, 2013 after a lengthy illness. She was born in Whittemore, Iowa to Bill and Bernice Heller. She attended the University of Iowa
and later moved to California. She is survived by her husband of thirty-nine years, Bob, and their daughter Carol. She also leaves behind several aunts and many cousins. Karen was a wonderful mother and a fine person who will he missed by all who knew her. Services will be held on Saturday, July 13th at 11: 00am at the West Bend Cemetery in West Bend, Iowa. A celebration of her life will take place at a later date in Southern California. The Family extends their heartfelt thanks to Angel's Touch Care Center and Elizabeth Hospice. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any donations be made to REINS Therapeutic Riding Pro-gram, P.O. Box 1283, Bonsall, CA 92003.