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Karla Kay Morgan

July 29, 1959 August 9, 2018
Karla Kay  Morgan
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Karla Kay Busse Morgan, age 60, of Springfield, formally of Greenville, IL went to be with the Lord on August 9, 2018 at 10:45 am. She passed away at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO surrounded by family. Services will held at a later date
Karla was born July 29, 1958 in Illinois to Edward Busse and Leona Rusher Busse. Raised near Gillispie, IL, Karla graduated from Gillispie High School in 1976. In 1981 she gave birth to a son Paul James Petersen III. In her early years she worked as a CNA in Springfield, Illinois. Later on she moved to Greenville Illinois and resided there many years. Karla volunteered and later was employed by the Bond County Senior Citizens Center and was a member of the Jaycees. Karla was a homemaker for many years and later was employed by Greenville College and Dollar General. Karla never knew a stranger in town and was loved by many.
Karla loved music, concerts, baking, being with family and traveling (she even followed her favorite country singer Ty Herndon on the road for a few months. I guess you could say she was dedicated!)
The last 5 years or so Karla lived in Springfield where she spent her time with her grandchildren playing cards and board games, attending church, swimming and teaching them to cook. Karla was formally a member of "Our Redeemer Lutheran Church" of Greenville and most recently "Trinity Lutheran Church" of Springfield. She was proceeded in death by her parents, brother Tom and baby daughter Ashley. She is survived by her son, Paul James Petersen III and his children ( Danny, Josh, Zach and Brendon) "Daughter in heart" Laurie (Matt) Fuchs and little buddy Alex of Chatham, Brother James Busse of Springfield, Sister Tami (Dave) Wells of Springfield, Sister Kitty Rhodes of Greenville, and many nieces and nephews and a host of family and friends who will forever miss her smile, her laugh and her positive spirit while here on earth.

Donations may be made in her honor to help with funeral expenses by visiting Gofundme.com and searching for "Funeral expenses for Karla Morgan" or by contacting the family directly.

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