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1940 Karen 2024

Karen Brough

July 8, 1940 — July 2, 2024

Formerly of Roosevelt

         Karen Rae Bastian Brough passed peacefully from this life July 2, 2024 at the age of 83.
         Karen was born July 8, 1940, to Virgie Marie Marx and Wesley Soren Bastian in
Roosevelt, Utah. At the age of seven, they moved to their Neola ranch . She like the outdoors and working along side her father on the Bastian Ranch. Karen graduated from Union High School in 1958.
        Karen married Richard Myron Brough on February 19, 1960 in Neola, Utah. They were later sealed in the St George Utah Temple January 25, 2024.
        Karen and Richard lived in Roosevelt where they raised their five children for 30 years. She supported her 4 daughters as they danced, traveled and built the Roosevelt STARS Dance Team. She supported her son as he raced and built Rocky Mountain Motocross. They moved to Centerville, Utah were the grandkids loved to spend time with grandma. She taught all of them how to play canasta and grandpa took them to the pool each night. Later they moved to Anaheim, California where mom and dad bought season passes to Disneyland. Each night they would walk through the park and people watch. They thought this was the safest place on earth to exercise. Then they moved to St George into a Senior Community and loved the friends they made there. Mom loved to decorate, host parties and prepare for all kinds of celebrations. She was a member of the Red Hats of Kings Row and enjoyed their monthly luncheons.
       Karen is survived by her five children and their families: Becky (Jim) Thacker, Roosevelt; Sherry Parker, Centerville; Lesa (Brent) Anderson, South Jordan; Nicki Larsen (Kipp Posey), Farmington and Gary (Courtney) Brough, Mesquite Nevada. 13 handsome grandsons, 7 beautiful granddaughters, and 24 great grandchildren.
       Karen was preceded in death by her husband Richard, parents Wesley & Virgie Bastian, siblings Coleen Gardner, Connie Duncan, Elvin Bastian, Keith Bastian and Gordon Bastian. In-laws Myron & Hazel Brough. Son-in-law, Steve Parker.
       Karen’s family would like to thank RN Kennedi Humphries and Summit Home Health for their compassionate, loving care. Also friends, Sybil and Connie for the genuine care they provided to our mother.
       Graveside services will be held  on Thursday, July 11, 2024 at 11:00 am at Roosevelt Memorial Park, with a viewing held at the Hullinger Mortuary that morning from 9:30 - 10:45 am.

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