LaVerda 'Verdie' Arlene Karp, 76, died Monday (Sept. 26, 2005) at Community Hospital of McCook.
She was born Dec. 16, 1928, to Sumner C. and Fern E. (Salade) Payne in McCook. She graduated from Red Willow High School in 1948.
She married Frederick Karp on Sept. 14, 1953, in Cambridge.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband in 1982; two brothers, Byron Elton and Dale; a sister, Verdeen and husband, Marty Schumn; and a sister-in-law, Rose Mary Payne.
Survivors include her son, David Karp and wife, Julia of McCook; daughters, Donna Marie Wickizer of Cambridge, Barbara Jean Mayo of Kearney and Linda Kathleen Dethlefsen of McCook; brother, Truman L. Payne of Colorado Springs, Colo.; sister, Lynda F. Richardson and husband, Terry of Aberdeen, S.D.; nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and special friend, Rodger Scott.
Services will be Friday, 2 p.m., at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home in McCook with Jerry Beckenhauer officiating. Interment will be in the Indianola Cemetery.
Visitation is today and Thursday, until 8 p.m. Condolences can also be left at www.carpenterbreland.com.
Memorials are being accepted in her name.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of arrangements.