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Karen E. Gibson, Age 77

Thursday, August 1, 2019
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Karen E. Gibson

Cozad Resident:

Karen E. Gibson of Cozad passed away Thursday, July 25th, 2019 at Emerald Care Nursing in Cozad at the age of 77.

Karen was born December 8th, 1941 on the Rockwell Place in Custer County, Nebraska to Solomon Cass and Hazel Marilla (Wagoner) Jackson. The family later moved to a sod house in Yellow Dog canyon and eventually settled in Berwyn, Nebraska. She graduated from Broken Bow High School. On April 29th, 1961, she married Robert Gibson at Berwyn, Nebraska. Together they built a business, a couple of homes and a family. Three children were born into the family, Susan, James . Karen enjoyed , good , wine and sewing superhero capes for the grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Karen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; infant brother, Richard; sisters, Christina Neth and her husband Donzel and Irene Price and her husband Otto.

She is survived by her three children, Susan (Ron) Sheppard-son of Ord, NE, James (Deena) Gibson of Merna, NE and Kate (Joel) Carlson of Cozad, NE; eleven grandchildren, Chris (Jennifer) Woodward, Matt (Ashley) Woodward, Riliegh (Kelsey) Woodward, Jacob, Brytin, Journie and Seth Woodward, Danielle Gibson, Cameron Gibson, Braylee and Hadley Carlson; and seven great grandchildren, Kasey, Nolan, Nathan, Natilie, Nelsen, Hardrian and Aurelius.

Online condolences may be shared at . Memorials can be directed to the family in her name for later designation.

Services were Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Cozad United Methodist Church with Pastor Doug Gahn officiating. Casket was closed. Burial was at 2:30 p.m. at Arcadia Cemetery, Arcadia, Nebraska. Visitation with casket closed was Monday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Berryman Funeral Home.