Karen worked for the U.S.D.A. as an office manager. She was a member of the Branson United Methodist Church. She enjoyed music, gardening and her dogs, Missy Honor, Angel and Diablo. Most of all, Karen loved the Lord and her family. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Coleen Panzer; and a brother, Art Harned.
Karen is survived by her loving husband of 33 years, Doyle Carroll of the home; her children, Brian Carroll and wife Brenda of Hyannis, Nebraska, Kevin Caroll and wife Candy of Dodge City, Kansas, Mike Droste and wife Brenda of Olathe, Kansas, Reid Carroll and wife Mechelle of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, Rick Droste and wife Mary of Engals, Kansas, Ron Droste of Manhattan, Kansas, Shaunna Bernard and husband Mark of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, David Carroll of Topeka, Kansas; 32 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two nephews; and three nieces.
A celebration of life will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, July 16, 2016, at the Branson United Methodist Church with Rev. Eric Derks officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Karen may be made to Lives Under Construction www.lucboys.org or to the Branson United Methodist Church www.bransonumc.org .