In loving memory of

Karen Kay Howerton
May 15, 1957 - October 25, 2022

Karen Howerton, 65, of Collins, Iowa, passed away in her home on October 25, 2022. No services are scheduled at this time.

Karen was born in Nevada, Iowa on May 15th, 1957, to parents Bennie and Norma (Pyle) Lewis. She graduated high school in 1975 and attended DMACC where she earned a 2-year certificate. John and Karen were married in Nevada, Iowa. Karen worked mostly in the real estate field until her retirement. In her free time, Karen enjoyed watching sports, and especially watching her grandchildren play.

She is survived by her husband John Howerton of Collins, daughter Leslie (Tracy) Geffre of Ames, son Johnny (Kristi) Howerton of Collins, her grandchildren Carter, Mya, Dillon, and Kailyn, and her brother Steve (Patti) Lewis of Ames.

Karen is preceded in death by her parents, and her sister Kathi Hartwig.

Memorial cards and donations can be provided directly to the family.

Fredregill Funeral and Cremation Care has been entrusted with the care of Karen and her family.


Jeri Neely wrote on Nov 3, 2022:

"Karen was a true gem............Fly high "

Vicki Meints wrote on Oct 28, 2022:

"So sorry for your loss. I was in the Class of ?75 with Karen and we were in a lot of activities together."

Shannon Brown wrote on Oct 28, 2022:

"So sorry for your loss. You all were our neighbors for many years. Always very nice to all of us. Many prayers to you all. Shannon Brown"

Kindra Davis Jones wrote on Oct 28, 2022:

"So Sorry for the family's loss. I remember Karen from High School she always had a Great smile!! - Prayers Kindra Davis Jones"