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Karen Neste

May 23, 1943 — November 24, 2020

Karen Neste

Karen J. Neste

Age 77 of Homer Glen, passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at Park Pointe Healthcare and Rehabilitation in Morris.

Born May 23, 1943 in Chicago, Karen Jeanne was a daughter of John and Jeanne (Dennett) DePyssler. She was raised and educated in Mt. Greenwood and graduated from Morgan Park High School. Karen worked as a custodian, and retired from the Orland School District. In her free time, she enjoyed playing cards, cooking, baking, shopping and watching her soap operas, particularly General Hospital.

Survivors include her four children: Kim (Mike) Budz of Channahon, Sheri (Billy) Dowling of Dade City, Florida, Jeff (Kim) Neste of Morris and Terry (Nikki) Neste of Michigan; grandchildren: Amber (Ryan) Denato, D.J. Crook, Riley Neste, Arayah Neste, Shaydon Neste, Izabell Neste, Aryonna Neste and D.J. Neste; two great granddaughters: Payten and Harlee; one brother, William (Suzie) DePyssler, and one sister-in-law, Jeri Goss.

Karen was preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Valorie Crook and her former husband and the father of her children, Ken Neste.

Cremation rites have been accorded.

The family will receive friends for a Memorial Mass at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 600 East Jackson Street in Morris on Friday, June 18, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. Reverend Jason Stone will preside.

Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Karen’s memory to the Immaculate Conception Building Fund, 514 East Jackson Street, Morris, IL 60450.

Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guest book, upload photographs and share Karen’s memorial page online through social media by logging onto:

Cremation services and memorial arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Home in Morris. (815-942-2500)

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Karen Neste, please visit our flower store.


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