Karen Louise Furr, 76, died Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, at Hays Medical Center.

She was born Aug. 20, 1941, in Hays to William and Erma (Foster) Halbleib. She was a graduate and class valedictorian of Brownell.

She was a dispatcher for Ness County and Morton County.

Survivors include three daughters, Angie Lutters, Elkhart, Jennifer Weber, Camp Verde, Calif., and Kristina Brooke, Ness City; a brother, Chet Halbleib, Tucson, Ariz.; a sister, Carol Dinkel, Ellis; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in Vansburgh Cemetery, Brownell.

Memorials are suggested to Good Samaritan Society, Ellis.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.fitzgeraldfuneral.com.