Karen Jean Austin

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May 29, 1957 - March 12, 2019
Born in St. Louis, MO
Resided in Florissant, MO

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Karen Jean Austin (nee Spiess), of Florissant, MO, passed away Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at the age of 61. Loving wife of Mark Austin of over 30 years; beloved daughter of the late Donald and Lois Spiess; devoted mother of Angela (Kevin) Clifton, Christine (Daniel) Brown, and Andrew (Juri Lee) Austin; cherished grandmother of Isabelle, Maurissa, Bryson, Colton and Eleanor Jean. Karen is preceded in death by her sister, Terry Spiess.

Karen enjoyed shopping and cooking but spending time with her family most of all. She enjoyed creating traditions with her family at Christmas time and during the Fourth of July. She spent many years as a bartender at The Cats Meow. Karen was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Memorials may be made in Karen's name to Humane Society of Missouri.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Tom & Leslie Jones March 14, 2019 at 9:01 am - Reply

    candle 1We shall all meet again Karen, pick out the best Rich’s Last Resort available in heaven along with Judy and when we are all together again we will have a great time again.
    Mark, Angi, Christine and Andrew, I will keep her in my thoughts and prayers and her memories close to my heart. I will continue to keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love to you all!!
    Tom & Leslie

  2. Lari McManus March 14, 2019 at 3:18 pm - Reply

    candle 7My thoughts are with you.

  3. Wanda Durns March 14, 2019 at 3:35 pm - Reply

    candle 5Prayers for you and your family.

  4. Cathy & Jerry Ambruso March 14, 2019 at 4:03 pm - Reply

    candle 7Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family

  5. Bill and Gracie Bradshaw March 14, 2019 at 4:13 pm - Reply

    Until we meet again dear friend

  6. Thomas pero March 14, 2019 at 4:20 pm - Reply

    She will be missed. I my deepest prays to the. Family’s

  7. Pam foster Cindy’s friend March 14, 2019 at 6:15 pm - Reply

    candle 1Thoughts and prayers for comfort and strength during this time may god bless each and everyone of you so sorry

  8. Mike ONeill March 14, 2019 at 7:52 pm - Reply

    So sorry for your loss Mark. Prayers for you and all your family

  9. Paula March 15, 2019 at 7:19 am - Reply

    candle 1Sorry you had to leave so soon but relieved that you are no longer in pain.
    You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  10. Priscilla Case March 16, 2019 at 10:57 am - Reply

    I’ll always have my wonderful memories of Karen. Prayers for her family.

  11. Donald Clark March 18, 2019 at 11:17 am - Reply

    candle 5So sorry to hear about Karen. Want you and your family to know that we are thinking of you and are very sorry
    for your loss.

  12. Wendy oloughlin March 18, 2019 at 5:01 pm - Reply

    So sorry for loss. Prayers to family

  13. Sue McClain Bladen March 20, 2019 at 6:31 am - Reply

    Mark, I’m so sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers to you and you family.

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