Karen K. Juhl, 81, died Sunday, December 22, 2019, at Whispering Creek Retirement Community in Sioux City, IA.
A memorial service will be 2:00 pm Tuesday, January 7, 2019, at Faith United Presbyterian Church with visitation one hour prior.
Karen Kay Juhl, the daughter of Theodore and Marjorie (Gill) Juhl was born August 18, 1938, in Sioux City, IA. She graduated from East High School in 1956 and went on to attend Morningside College. Karen finished her degree in Botany at Iowa State. She then traveled to Guatemala to further her studies.
Karen taught ESL in Waterloo, IA for three years and then at WITCC in Sioux City. She then went to work for the Sioux City School District as a teacher and a cook. She remained there for 18 years, retiring in 2001.
Karen was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, the Sierra Club, and the National Audubon Society. She liked cooking, catering, and all things environmental. Karen also enjoyed chronicling stories about her family.
Karen is survived by many wonderful cousins.
The family has requested that memorials be directed to Faith United Presbyterian Church or the Dorothy Pecaut Nature Center.