Karyl K. Chambers



Karyl K. Chambers, 77, of Keosauqua died at 3:12 P.M. Wednesday January 21, 2015 at Good Samaritan Society- Van Buren, Keosauqua.  She was born January 21, 1938 to Clare T. and Edna M. Wollam Muir.

Karyl grew up in Lebanon and graduated from Keosauqua High School in 1956.  Shortly after graduating she moved to Mississippi where she worked for ten years before moving back to Lebanon and worked for Traveler Insurance in Ottumwa.  Then she moved to Keosauqua and started working for McGrath Law Offices from which she retired.  Karyl was a member of the Lebanon Methodist Church and attended Cantril Christian Church.  She was an avid quilter, seamstress and gardener.

Surviving are a son, Jim Chambers (Peggy) of Keosauqua, two grandchildren, Cody Chambers (Britney) of Cantril and Tasha Bastron (Alex) of Denver, CO, two great-grandchildren, Erika and Aadin Chambers of Cantril, a brother Gary Muir of Keosauqua, four nieces, Cindy White (David) of Fairfield, Jayne McLain (Richard) of Stockport, Cathy Newman (Kit) of Keosauqua and Teresa Watkins (Todd) of Iowa City. She was preceded in death by both her parents and two sister-in-laws, Mary and Donna Muir.

Funeral services will at 10:30 A.M.  Monday January 26, 2015 at Pedrick Funeral Home, Keosauqua with Rev. Jerry Caughron officiating.  Visitation will be open from 2-4 P.M. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lebanon Cemetery, West of Keosauqua.  Memorials to Alzheimer’s Association may be left at the funeral home or mailed to the family at  1601 8th Street, Keosauqua, IA 52565.