Karol Ann Daisy, daughter of Carroll and Leota Cummings Turner, was born August 26, 1947, at Oelwein, Iowa. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Maynard. She graduated from West Central of Maynard High School in 1965 and from Iowa State University in Ames in 1968.
On August 10, 1968, she was united in marriage with Lawrence Daisy at St. John Lutheran Church in Arlington. Karol taught school in the West Central School District for forty years prior to retiring a short time ago. Following retirement from full time teaching, she continued to substitute teach.
A resident of Sumner for many years, Karol’s death occurred Monday, March 26, 2012, at her home in Sumner, following an extended illness. She was sixty-four years old and enjoyed sewing, reading and cooking.
In addition to her husband, Lawrence of Sumner, she is survived by a foster daughter, Estelle (Roland) Fortin of Bassett, Virginia, and her four children, Lori, Joe, Cris, and Amanda; her father, Carroll Turner of Sumner; two brothers, Ivan Turner of Waterloo and Jon (Annette) Turner of Fayette; one sister, Kristy (Donald) Jirak of Elk Run Heights; and her father-in-law and mother-in-law, Gerald and Geraldine Daisy of Fayette.
Karol was preceded in death by her mother, Leota in 2009.
Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Friday, March 30, 2012, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Maynard with Rev. Ian Wolfe officiating. Interment will be at Taylorsville Cemetery in Arlington. Friends may call from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, March 29, 2012, at Becker-Milnes Funeral Home in Sumner and for one hour preceding services at the church on Friday.