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Karen Marie Buys Obituary


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“I was saddened, and shocked too, to learn that Karen has passed on. I hope her new life holds all the best for her and that her sons, extended family...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Charles Bruce Hall - Nephi, UT

“Karen was a fun loving woman that had a hard life. She was very hard not to like because of her great sence of humor. She has had many trials in her...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Jay and Jill Sullivan - UT

“I first met Karen and her boys when I worked at Super 8 Motel in Nephi back in the 90's. Her and the kids had to stay there in the apartment because...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Christi Cook - Payson, UT

“she had a great sense of humor and we shared many laughs. so sorry she is gone. Our next class reunion will not be the same. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Nancy Trotter - Payson, UT

“RIP Aunt Karen I will miss you so much. You were so fun to be around and I loved going to visit you and listening to stories that you had to tell....Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Adrianne Buys Valerio - Santaquin, UT


Karen Marie Buys age 60, passed away in her home on August 7, 2012.
She was born on May 25, 1952 in Payson, UT to Ray A. and Marie Patton Buys. She married Kirk C. Jacobson on January 15, 1971, they later divorced. They had three children together: Kory, Koby and Kristopher.

Karen graduated from Payson High School. She held a Bachelor's Degree in Dance. She worked for Muir Roberts for many years. She also worked for the American Fork Training Center.

Karen loved to dance,. She shared her love of dance with many people through the years. She had a great sense of humor and always made people smile. She was a member of the Timpanogos Gem & Mineral Society for many years. She loved to go on new adventures to find more rocks for her extensive collection. She enjoyed coaching softball and was and avid bowler and participated in the women's league for many years.

Survived by her sons Kory K. Jacobson of Spanish Fork, UT; Kristopher R.(SheraLee) Jacobson of Nephi, UT; and three grandchildren. KeeshaLee, Wyatt, and Kristopher Koby. Brothers Jerry(Erma), Keith(Linette), Kenny(Marion), Steven "Biz"(Kathy)Buys all of Payson, UT. A sister Linda Rae(Keith) of LaVerkin, UT; also many nieces & nephews. She was preceded in death by her son Koby.

Funeral Services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday August 13, 2012 in the Walker Mortuary 587 S 100 W Payson, UT.

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