Karen Lynn Christy

Karen Lynn Christy, the daughter of Jon and Evelyn Irene (Stevenson) Christy, was born July 30, 1969, in Newton, Iowa.  Karen graduated from the Newton Senior High School with the class of 1987.

Karen had worked in customer service for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Iowa, Iowa Telecom and Forbes Office Solutions.  Karen enjoyed riding the train in Boone, model trains, car rides, word searches, adult coloring books and watching the buffalo at Mariposa.

Karen died on Friday, October 22, 2021, at her home in Newton.  She was52 years old.  Karen was preceded in death by her father, Jon; her mother and step father, Evelyn and Jay Williams and her daughter, Moriah Hoskins.

Those left to honor Karen’s memory includer her fiancé, Mick McGinley; her daughter Amber (Joel) Callison; stepsons, Jared McGinley and Josh McGinley; her granddaughters, Amelia and Bailey Callison; her brother, Jon (Jill) Christy; her two aunts; her two step sisters and many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be from 3:00 pm until 8:00 pm, October 29, 2021, at the Newton American Legion 1101 West 4th St. South.  Memorials may be left in Karen’s name. Please make checks payable to Amber Callison.