Karen Lynn Guy


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Karen Lynn Guy (68). She passed away on November 16, 2021 in Tucson, Az. 


Karen was born in Kearney, Ne on May 5, 1953 to Robert and Louise Erpelding. She lived in Nebraska until the 1970s when she moved to Arizona. She spent most of her adult life in Tucson where she raised her children and most of her grandchildren. 


Karen was predeceased by her parents Robert and Louise, her sister Cheryl, her husband Jim, and her son Allen. She is survived by her siblings Pam and Kevin, her children Tammy, Derrick, Kerrie, Christy, Christin, and Sophia, her grandchildren Daniella, Tabitha, William (JT), Katherine, Breana, and Robin, 11 great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.   


Karen was a light in many lives and will be remembered as a mother to all. She had the biggest heart filled with so much love and generosity and will be missed by all who knew her.


“Not flesh of flesh, nor bone of bone, But still miraculously my own. Never forget for a single minute, you didn’t grow under my heart but in it.” - Fleur Conkling Heyliger