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Karen Lucia, 74, of Ellston, formerly of Des Moines, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Kavanagh on 56th St. 

Karen was born June 28, 1938 in Des Moines to Woodrow and Margert (Olson) Lynn. She was employed at UPS in the Customer Service department for 25 years before her retirement.

Karen is survived by her husband, Rudy L. Lucia; daughter, Ronda (Andy) Frantz; sons, Randy and Rick Lucia; stepdaughters, Debbie (Leonard) Thomas, Cris (Scott) Howard and Vickie Slater; sister, Joyce (Paul) Taylor; eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

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