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Ted Eugene Karns(1933 - 2013)

Ted Eugene Karns, 80, formerly of Loveland, CO, died on December 25, 2013, at his home in Drake, CO. He was born on January 15, 1933, in Loveland, Colorado, to Donald Eugene and Ruby (Thompson) Karns and was raised by his grandparents, John and Edith Karns.

Ted graduated from Loveland High School in 1951 and later graduated from Colorado A&M, now Colorado State University, with a Bachelors Degree in Agronomy.

He married Mary Abigail Vincent on August 4, 1954, in Loveland, Colorado.

Ted and Mary have lived in Drake, CO, for over 30 years, after retiring in 1980. He was raised in the Presbyterian Faith, but more recently was involved with Fellowship of Messiah.
Ted loved fishing and mountain climbing and spending time in the outdoors. He enjoyed collecting Indian artifacts and seashells. Ted truly enjoyed helping others.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Karns of Drake, CO, son, Eugene Karns and wife Coral of Rockport, WA, daughter Dawna Gene Warren of Drake, CO and granddaughter, Chantill Karns of Loveland. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Margene Karns.

A Memorial Service will take place in the spring. Cremation has been completed.

Memorial contributions may be made in care of Bank of Colorado to help the family with medical expenses which have been incurred. If you wish to make a contribution, please send a check payable to Mary A. Karns to: Bank of Colorado, 533 Big Thompson Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517.
Published in Estes Park Trail-Gazette on Jan. 4, 2014
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