Karen Mable Klock


October 7, 1943 - September 1, 2016


Karen Mable Klock was born October 7, 1943 in Emery, SD to Edwin and Mable (Janssen) Decker. She grew up in Emery, graduating from Emery High School in 1961.  She married Roger Klock on November 16, 1962 in Emery. Karen was employed at the Security State Bank in Emery for many years and operated R-K Oil Company with Roger. She also worked at J & W Foods for a number of years. In 1993 she moved to Spearfish and in 1998 moved to Tempe, AZ to be near her grandchildren. Karen grew up attending Plum Creek Baptist Church at rural Emery and later became a member of First Baptist Church in Emery where she was involved in teaching Sunday School, Vacation Bible School and sang special music.

She is survived by four sons: Brian Klock of Mitchell, Chad (Jill) Klock of Phoenix, AZ, Troy (Kristina) Klock of Scottsdale, AZ and Tony (Amy) Klock of Rapid City; ten grandchildren; brothers: Donald (Alice) Decker of Los Angeles, CA, Alvin (Jeannie) Decker of Spearfish; sisters: Virginia (Myron) Weber of Spearfish, Beverly (Leonard) Blue of Sioux Falls; brother-in-law, Gerald Wollman of Bridgewater; sisters-in-law: Iva Pfeifer of Phoenix, AZ, Trish Zwardt of Larchwood, IA and LouEtta Decker of Bridgewater, SD.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers: Richard, David and Roger and sister, Vauneta Wollman.


Thursday, September 8, 2016
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northridge Baptist Church
Prayer Service ~ 7:00 PM
323 West 23rd Street
Mitchell, South Dakota


Friday, September 9, 2016
10:30 AM
Northridge Baptist Church
323 West 23rd Street
Mitchell, South Dakota


Emery Community Cemetery
Emery, South Dakota

Posted by Connie Janssen on September 8, 2016
Love and prayers to all of Karen's family during this difficult time. She was such a kind and loving person and leaves a lasting legacy for all of you. God Bless!
Posted by Dan & Ruth Olinger on September 7, 2016
Our sincere sympathy to the entire family.
Posted by Kelly Schafer on September 7, 2016
My deepest condolences to your family.
Posted by Greg Pink on September 7, 2016
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Posted by Shawn Larson on September 7, 2016
My condolences to the family for your sudden loss. Thoughts and prayers of strength and peace for you.
Posted by Kraxner's on September 6, 2016
We are so saddened to hear about the sudden lose of your mother. She was a one in a million Mom and Grandma. Our thoughts are with you and the kids. She will be missed every minute of every day.
Posted by Derek and Myra Ventrcek on September 6, 2016
Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Very sorry for your loss.
Posted by Shawn & Jess Hocking on September 6, 2016
Condolences from the Hocking Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you from Phoenix
Posted by marynolanrolenc on September 6, 2016
my sympathy to all the family
Posted by Milton & Lovella Schrader on September 6, 2016
We extend our sympathy. . Our thoughts and payers are with you all
Posted by Roger and Sandra Smith on September 5, 2016
To Brian and the families.We are so sorry for your loss.Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Posted by Sylvan and Dee Bleeker on September 4, 2016
you boys are a tribute to a great lady. she was special and our prayers are with you.
Posted by Tom Riddle on September 3, 2016
So sorry for you loss,prayers with your family
Posted by Cindy (Osterloo) Archer on September 3, 2016
Brian, Chad, Tony and families, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. May the Lord give you peace during this difficult time.
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