Karen A. Fischer, 54, of Cedar Rapids passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at the Oldorf Hospice House surrounded by her loving family. A visitation will be at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel Stateroom from 2:00-6:00pm on Sunday, February 2, 2020. Funeral Mass at St Pius X Catholic Church on Monday, February 3, 2020 at 10:00am. Burial immediately following at the Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.
Karen Anne Callan was born on March 3, 1965; the daughter of Jerome L. and Kathleen A. (Zieser) Callan. She was married to Mark Fischer on June 14, 1986. Karen was a beloved wife, daughter, mother, grandmother, and sister. She had a passion for her cosmetology career and loved her clients. Karen also enjoyed biking, gardening, exercising, and spending time with her Sistahs and Ya-Yas.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Left to cherish Karen’s memories are her husband of 33 years, Mark; children, Alyssa (Jason) Slattum and Alex Fischer; granddaughters, Haley and Hannah Slattum; mother, Kathleen Callan; brothers, David (Sherri), Joseph (Diane), Thomas (Elizabeth), Randall (Carrie), and Robert Callan; and sisters, Mary (Shawn) Waterhouse and Patricia (Tim) Glass.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Karen’s name to Especially For You or St Mary’s Catholic Church, Manchester, IA.