Teresa Karmann

Obituaries

December 20, 2012 - 12:00 AM

Teresa “Terry” (Hayes) Karmann passed away Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at Coffey County Hospital, Burlington. She was 67. Terry was born Jan. 16, 1945, in Geary County, the daughter of Ted Hayes and Annetta (Myers). Terry grew up in Wakefield, and was graduated from Wakefield High School.
After graduation Terry met her future husband, Keith Karmann, also of Wakefield. Keith’s family began farming in Geary County and on June 2, 1962, he and Terry were married. The same year, Keith and Terry moved to Yates Center to begin making their home. A few years after the couple settled they were blessed with two children, Collette and Shane.
While in Yates Center Terry worked as a dispatcher for the Coffey County sheriff’s office and the Woodson County sheriff’s office, retiring from Woodson County. She also was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Iola. She was an avid reader.
Teresa was preceded in death by her parents and her son Shane on Dec. 4, 1998. She is survived by her husband Keith, Yates Center; her daughter, Collette (Karmann) Jacobs and husband Donald, Yates Center; brother Ted Hayes Jr. and wife Dana of Wichita; sisters Kay Fehlman and husband David, Wakefield, and Susan Meng and husband Jerry, Overbrook; three grandchildren, Erik and Shayna Karmann and Taylor Jacobs, as well as many other relatives and friends.
Services for Teresa were at 10:30 a.m. today at Campbell Funeral Home, Yates Center. Burial followed in Yates Center Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association of Kansas and may be sent in care of Campbell Funeral Home P.O. Box 188 Yates Center, KS 66783.
Additional information may be found at jonescampbellfuneralhome.com and campbell.f.home@facebook.com

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