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Karolyn Downey

August 8, 1945 ~ April 24, 2022 (age 76)

Obituary

            Karolyn Downey, age 76, of Guttenberg, IA, died Sunday, April 24, 2022, at Stonehill Care Center in Dubuque, IA. She was born on August 8, 1945 in Elkader, Iowa, the daughter of Ted and Georgia (Walz) Downey

            Karolyn received her education in Garnavillo where she graduated high school with the class of 1963. She was an avid Cubs and Iowa Hawkeye fan. She also enjoyed a good game of euchre, putting puzzles together, going out to eat, trips to the "Booze Store" and having a few toddies. Karolyn had such a wonderful disposition on life and never complained.  

            The family would like to thank the staff at Stonehill and Hospice of Dubuque for their wonderful care of our dear Karolyn.

            Karolyn is survived by her brother Dennis (Robin) Downey and many other relatives and friends.  

            Karolyn was preceded in death by her parents.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
April 29, 2022

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church Elkader, Iowa
330 1st St SW
Elkader, IA 52043

Funeral Service
Friday
April 29, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church Elkader, Iowa
330 1st St SW
Elkader, IA 52043

Inurnment

St. Joseph Cemetery Elkader
Strawberry Point Rd
Elkader, IA 52043

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