In Remembrance Of

Karen Summers

Karen Ann Summers, of Smithville Missouri, passed away May 31, 2024, at home after a 30 – year battle with cancer.

She was born August 19 ,1946, in Ft. George G. Meade Maryland and adopted at birth by Albert Sager and Erminie Dumars Sager who preceded her in death.

Karen graduated from North Kansas City High School and married Don Summers October 26, 1963, at North Cross Methodist Church in Kansas City Missouri. She enjoyed traveling, shopping, and decorating but above all she enjoyed her family.

She leaves her husband, Don Summers of Smithville, daughter, Julie Murphy – Michael; sons, Scott Summers and Nicholas Summers; granddaughters, Shelby Shelton – Kyle; Madison Murphy – Hunter Ryan; Jade Summers, Tiffany Schlegel and two great grandchildren and many friends to mourn her passing.

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  • Angela luke

    So sorry for loss of your mom Nick& family

  • Marilyn Humphrey

    To the family of Karen Summers. Karen will be deeply missed. She was a lovely dear friend.we did many things together like shopping. Going for lunch and art projects.She always enjoyed being with her family as much as possible. And cooking for them.
    Prayers for your family with the loss of such a good and loving wife. Mother. Grammy and good friend.

  • Marybeth Mascal

    I will miss Karen every day. So many wonderful memories of Joe, me, Karen and Don. It gives me peace knowing she is no longer suffering. She fought a great fight! Love to my “sister” and your entire family

  • Cindy Lawrence

    My heart and prayers are with you daily as you navigate the loss of someone loved so dearly. May God give you peace and comfort in the days and weeks ahead. While your cherished memories of laughter and togetherness are hard right now in this season, I pray in the future they will bring a smile for a life well lived and well loved by such a dynamic woman.

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