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Gail J. Karnes

December 30, 1956 — January 4, 2019

Gail J. Karnes

GROVELAND - Gail J. Karnes, 62, of Groveland, passed away Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Gail was born Dec. 30, 1956, to Willis "Butch" and Ann (Witzig) Gramm, in Bloomington. She married Kurt Karnes on Aug. 17, 1985, in Bloomington. He survives.
Gail is also survived by two daughters, Darcy (Brian) Glass and Emily Hrdlicka, both of Groveland; her mother, Ann (Ron) Daugherty of Gridley, Ill.; four siblings, Curt (Susan) Gramm of Gridley, Roger (Darleta) Gramm of Lexington, Ill., Mindy (Larry) McDowell of Bloomington, and Craig (Janet) Gramm of Plainfield, Ill.
She was preceded in death by her father.
Gail was an Interior Designer and owned Village Interiors in Bloomington.
She was a devoted Christian who attended Grace Church in Morton and was a member of the Bible Study Fellowship at East View Christian Church in Bloomington.
Gail loved animals, especially her four cats and dog, Gauge; and also her six grand-dogs and seven grand-cats. She enjoyed antiquing and finding treasures at flea markets. Gail also had a passion for making yo-yo quilts and enjoyed interior designing.
Gail was a blessing to others and selfless; always putting everyone's needs above her own. Gail found spending time with family to be her biggest joy in life.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Thurs, Jan. 10, 2019, at Grace Church in Morton. Additional visitation will also take place at the church Fri., Jan. 11, from 9 to 9:45 a.m., with a funeral service following at 10 a.m. Pastor Doug Habegger will officiate.
Cremation rites will be accorded following services.

Memorials may be made to the Lincoln K-8 School in Peoria, or the Ark Animal Shelter in Lacon, IL.

Visitation

JAN 10. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Grace Church
1325 E. Jefferson St.
Morton, IL

Visitation

JAN 11. 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (CST)

Grace Church
1325 E. Jefferson St.
Morton, IL

Service

JAN 11. 10:00 AM (CST)

Grace Church
1325 E. Jefferson St.
Morton, IL
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