Karen Ilene Speering age 76 of Logan, Iowa passed away on Monday, April 23, 2018 at her home surrounded by family. Karen was born June 11, 1941 in Woodbine, Iowa to Orville and Helen (Rockwell) Schneider. Karen was raised and lived on farms in Iowa and in early years, she later on moved to Chicago area with family as her father went from farming to a truck driver. She graduated from North Liberty High School in 1960 in Indiana. Karen also attended Beautician school and was a licensed Beautician. She met Robert Speering at Shoppers World Department Store where she worked, and they married March 2, 1964 at the Covenant Church in Lakestation, Indiana. They moved to Bisbee, Arizona where their only child Marie was born. They moved to Logan in 1985 until present time. Karen enjoyed painting barnboards and painting Indian Pottery for a company in Arizona. She was a licensed Beautician in Indiana. She loved her cats and family gatherings.
Karen was preceded in death by her husband Robert Speering in 2015. , parents Orville and Helen Schneider, sisters Sandra Robinson, Joyce Rosenberg and father and mother in laws John and Katherine Speering.
She is survived by her daughter Marie Steinkamp and husband Kevin of Logan, Iowa, granddaughter Jessica Steinkamp of Omaha, Nebraska, sister Judy Mann of Walkerton, Indiana, brother Roger and wife Rosanna of New Lenox, Illinois.
Arrangements by Logan Memorial Chapel