Karen Silcott Obituary

Karen   Silcott
Karen Silcott

April 24, 1937 - August 9, 2019
Born in Corwith, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Karen Silcott, 82, of Windsor Heights died Friday, August 9, 2019 at Kavanagh House Hospice. Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, August 14 at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Her family will receive friends following the service.

Karen was born April 24, 1937 in Corwith, IA to the late Lou and Lucille (Mick) Hoover. She graduated from Corwith High School and then the Iowa Methodist School of Nursing in Des Moines. During her nursing career, she served as a surgical nurse for Dr. Robert Updegraff, as a supervisor at Blank Children’s Hospital and as a home health care supervisor.

Karen was preceded in death by her husband, James R. Silcott, Sr.; her sister, Mary Lou Yeoman; and step daughter, Toni Silcott. She is survived by her daughter, Kerri (Chris) Anderson; sister, Pat (Gary) Alberts; sister-in-law, Sheryl Hippee; step children, Jim (Becky) Silcott and Janet Silcott Evans; grandchildren, nieces and nephews as well as her best friend, Markoline Johnson.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Westminster Presbyterian Church or EveryStep Hospice Kavanagh House.






Memorial Service
Westminster Presbyterian Church
4114 Allison Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
11:00 AM
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EveryStep Hospice Kavanagh House
900 - 56th Street
Des Moines, IA usa 50312
Westminster Presbyterian Church
2915 Glenn Ave,
Sioux City, IA United States 51106