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Karen Magee

Karen Magee, 79, of Creston, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines. Her life will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, January 27, 2024, at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Chuck Spindler will officiate. Burial will be at the Diagonal Cemetery near Diagonal. Open visitation will be 2-7 p.m. Friday, January 26, with family receiving friends from 5-7 p.m. at the Powers Funeral Home. Memorials are to be made to the family. Online condolences may be made at
Karen Sue Magee was born February 5, 1944, in Polk City, Iowa, to Everett Troy Fletcher and Alice A. (Wimer) Fletcher. She attended and graduated in 1962 from Lincoln General High School in Lincoln, Nebraska.
On September 14, 1961, Karen was united in marriage to Dale D Magee in Grant City, Missouri. The two settled in Lincoln for three years. While living in Lincoln she worked at Kresge Variety Store. For a short time, they also lived in St. Joseph, Missouri. They settled in Creston in 1968. Karen was employed at Bunn-O-Matic from 1978 to 2009 when she retired as a QA inspector.
Karen leaves behind her husband Dale Magee of Creston; son Randy (fiancée Suzie) Magee of Las Vegas, Nevada; her daughters, Tana (Todd) Mullen of Des Moines, Iowa; Andrea (Kevin) Brown of Port St. Lucie, Florida; her siblings, Peggy (Ted) Olson of Mitchellville, Iowa, Richard Fletcher of Corning, Iowa, Tom Fletcher of Benton, Iowa, Steve (Jolene) Fletcher of Kellerton, Iowa and Pat (Ronnie) Bird of Creston, Iowa; three grandchildren, Shawn (Rachel) Magee of San Marcos, Texas, Jennifer (John) Murphy of Bondurant, Iowa and Elizabeth (fiancé Chris) Mullen of Ankeny; along with three great-grandchildren, Charlley Magee, Tyler and Thomas Murphy; and many other family members.
Karen was preceded in death by her parents, Everett and Alice Fletcher; four brothers, Larry, John, David, Ed and Charlie Fletcher; and her in-laws, Gerald and Virgie Magee.
Karen was a wonderful, kind, caring, and very much-loved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friend. She will be missed more than words can say. We Love You.

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