She was born July 18, 1946 in Maryville, MO, daughter of Florence and Frank Totten.
She graduated from Lafayette high school and married James "Harold" Stagner on July 20, 1964 in St. Joseph, MO. She worked at Oliver's restaurant at the Farris Truck Stop as a Waitress for many years. She was a terrific cook, who liked to sew, and enjoyed crafts, spending time with her kids and grandchildren, she was a Christian.
Karen was preceded in death by her father, Frank Wesley Totten, and a grandchild, Cory Funk.
Survivors include, husband, James "Harold" Stagner of the home, her mother, Florence Marie Totten of Amazonia, MO, three daughters, Kettra Stagner of Pierce City, MO, Angela Pritchett and husband Pat of Agency, MO, and Kerri Jo Stagner of Hampton, VA, nine grandchildren: Jeremy & Sean Kerns, Courtney Jensen, Jessica Atteberry, Samantha & MaeLeigh Funk, Nick & Logan Pritchett, and thirteen great grandchildren, a sister, Anita (Bob) McQuiston of Amazonia, MO, and a half sister, Jean (Ron) Schweizer of Amazonia, MO. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm, on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at Rupp Funeral Home, with officiating, The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Friday at the Rupp Funeral Home. The Interment will be at the Agency Cemetery. Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com.