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Karon L. (Jacobs) Ismari
August 17, 1942 ~ October 16, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old
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Karen L. Ismari, 81, of rural Worden, Illinois, passed away on Monday, October 16, 2023 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. She was born August 17, 1942 in Staunton, Illinois, the daughter of the late Vincent & Laura (Cailotto) Jacobs. She married Norman Ismari on October 7, 1960 in Carlinville, Illinois, & he survives.
Karon was employed as a Schoolteacher at Gillespie Middle School in Gillespie, Illinois for many years, retiring in 2005. She was a member of Musicians Union Local #88 & enjoyed playing in local area municipal bands.
She is survived by her husband - Norman Ismari of rural Worden, IL; a son - Scott Ismari of Staunton, IL; a daughter - Denise; five grandchildren - Alaina Ismari, Joshua Ismari, Zypher Hood, Sophie Hood, & Sadie Hood; two brothers - Ralph (Susan) Jacobs of California, & Rodney (Jonnie) Jacobs of California; one niece & two nephews also survive. She was preceded in death by her parents.