Karen Lee Briscoe

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March 22, 1943 - October 7, 2019
Born in East St. Louis, IL
Resided in St. Charles, MO

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Karen Lee Briscoe, 76, of St. Charles, Missouri, passed away at St. Joseph Hospital on Monday, October 7, 2019.

Karen was born on March 22, 1943, in East St. Louis, Illinois to Bernard Scharamm and Thelma Dour. Karen graduated from Lee’s Summit High School in 1961, attended Lindenwood College in St. Charles, Missouri, married and had two children. Karen worked for Vincenti Corporation in St. Louis Missouri and was known as a fabulous administrator. Karen was blessed with many dear friends in the St. Charles area. She was known as a very organized person taking on many projects and functions during her lifetime. Prior to her debilitating stroke in 2009, she worked for Prudential Alliance Realtors where she made many dear friends. She enjoyed reading, playing cards and making crafts.

She was also preceded in death by her biological father Bernard Schramm and her step-father Ray C. Arnold. She is survived by her daughter Tere Brun (Scott) of Apopka, Florida and Alison Briscoe of Taylor, Texas; grandchildren Stephanie England, Chandler Brun, Ryan Brun and Isabel Briscoe.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be given to American Stroke Association. The family wants to extend special thanks to Karen’s wonderful friends and caregivers at Lewis and Clark Gardens.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Lise Woollam October 8, 2019 at 1:25 pm - Reply

    candle 1To Karen’s family and friends, our deepest sympathy for your loss.
    We hope that the memories of times enjoyed together will be the ones that stay with you and bring a smile as is shared in this lovely photo.
    Much love,
    Lise & Rick – Tere & Scott’s friends from Canada

  2. Marsha Kamler October 8, 2019 at 1:54 pm - Reply

    My very dear friend who has given me many happy memories. She will always have a special place in my heart😍🌺

  3. Tom Friedel October 8, 2019 at 2:19 pm - Reply

    To karen’s family I’m so sorry for your Loss may God’s Love give you strength and comfort
    in knowing she is at peace in the hands of her Lord Jesus she always had A beautiful smile
    that could Light up A room I Love You Karen and God Bless You on your journey Home

  4. Emily Massey October 8, 2019 at 3:17 pm - Reply

    candle 6Deepest condolences on your loss. My heart goes out to you all during this time. Sending lots of peace and love.

  5. Charlene October 8, 2019 at 5:49 pm - Reply

    candle 8Karen was a special woman, she will be missed

    • Alison October 14, 2019 at 5:49 pm - Reply

      Thank you for taking care of my mom.

  6. Vicki Rathburn October 10, 2019 at 7:54 am - Reply

    candle 3I know you will be dearly missed by your friends and family. We didn’t know you personally, but we are very a close friends to Alison! I hope your family and friends find strength and love during this difficult time. We love you Alison!
    Tommy & Vicki ~ Alison’s friends from Taylor, TX

    • Alison October 14, 2019 at 5:50 pm - Reply

      Thanks LovickT!

  7. Phyllis Christian October 10, 2019 at 8:31 am - Reply

    A great lady and mentor

  8. Kristin Mayer October 10, 2019 at 11:38 am - Reply

    candle 7On behalf of the Mayer family, I send our love, thoughts, and prayers to all during this difficult time and always.

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