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LeAnne Rose Karnes


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LeAnne Rose Karnes

Reno - LeAnne Rose Karnes, 79, passed away at her home on September 7th, 2018. Born in Kimberly, Nevada on April 6th, 1939. LeAnne graduated from White Pine High School in 1957 and moved to Reno to attend business school. LeAnne worked for the Reno Branch of the Internal Revenue Service for 27 years. When the branch closed, LeAnne went to work for the Reno Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority for 30 years, supervising registration for special events.

LeAnne was a member of the Catholic Church and involved in supporting various organizations devoted to helping others.

LeAnne was preceded in death by her husband, Duane Karnes, and her parents, Frank and Mary Kalafatic.

Surviving family include brother Mike Kalafatic and wife Jan, daughter Kelli Anne Pilcher and husband Mike, son Richard Kelleher, grandchildren Vince, Steven and Karli Anne Pilcher and great grandchildren Jackson, Braydon and Halli Anne.

Celebration of Life and Mass will be at Carmel of Reno, 1950 LaFond Drive, 89509 on Saturday, September 22nd at 10:30 am.

A Reception following the Mass will be held at Mountain View Mortuary, 425 Stoker Ave, Reno, 89503.

In Lieu of flowers, donations to Carmel of Reno would be appreciated.
Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on Sept. 16, 2018
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