Karen S. Schlicher

Karen S. Schlicher, 75, of Farmington, Iowa, passed away at 11:44 a.m. Wednesday, August 9, 2023, at her home in Farmington.

She was born on November 16, 1947, in Keokuk, Iowa, the daughter of Donald and Thelma (Edlen) O’Day. On June 4, 1966, she married Dale Schlicher in Revere, Missouri.

She is survived by her husband: Dale; two sons: Stacy (Christina) Schlicher and Corey Schlicher; four grandchildren: Nadia (Wyatt) Stewart, Justice (Jenna) Schlicher, Frankie (TJ) Rieniets and Paige (TY) Barker; six great grandchildren: Joquel, Jazlyn, Walter, Corbin, Selena and Goldie; two brothers: Paul (Barbie) O’Day and Ross (Kathy) O’Day. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Karen was a member of Amazing Grace Bible Church in Kahoka. She served on the Farmington EMT’s, the blood mobile and was a Harmony school board member. Karen enjoyed reading, watching the news and game show channel, playing board games, cards and Yahtzee. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan. She loved her flower beds, hummingbirds, going to her children and grandchildren school sporting events and most of all, spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Her body has been entrusted to the crematory of Schmitz Funeral Home for cremation.

A visitation will begin at 12:00 noon, Monday, August 14, 2023, at Schmitz Funeral Home in Farmington, where the family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. that evening.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 15, 2023, at Amazing Grace Bible Church in Kahoka, Missouri with Pastor Matt Wallain officiating.

Burial will be at Primrose Cemetery, rural Primrose, Iowa.

Memorials have been established in her memory for the Farmington EMT’s, Farmington Ball Association or Amazing Grace Bible Church.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzfuneralhomes.com. Schmitz Funeral Home of Farmington is assisting the family with arrangements.