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Karen Vansell

August 10, 1952 — July 25, 2023

Blue Springs

Karen S. Vansell, 70, of Blue Springs, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, July 25, 2023. She was born August 10, 1952, in St. Joseph, Missouri to the late Michael and Farolyn (Simpson) Lenz.

Karen lived a wonderful life enjoying time with her family, watching the Chiefs, shopping, playing bunco, working in the garden. She also loved to eat ice cream and of course peanut butter. Even though Alzheimer’s took its toll on her final days she always remained surrounded by the love from her family and closest friends.

She is survived by her son Jerry (Jaree) Vansell Jr., daughter Kristal (Morris) Wilson, grandchildren Bella, Sophia, and Hayden; her brother Mark (Cheryl) Lenz and her niece Christine and nephew Michael.

Visitation will be Wednesday, August 2, 2023, from 10 AM until the time of service at 11 AM at Terrace Park Funeral Home 801 NW 108th street (Shoal Creek Parkway). Interment will follow in Terrace Park Cemetery. If you so desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s association ALZ.org.
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Visitation

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Terrace Park Funeral Home & Cemetery

801 NW 108th St, Kansas City, MO 64155

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

11:00 - 11:45 am (Central time)

Terrace Park Funeral Home & Cemetery

801 NW 108th St, Kansas City, MO 64155

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