Karen Anita Tippel, age 73, passed away at her home on Wednesday, March 18, 2015 in Las Vegas. She was born on May 30, 1941 in Denver, Colo. to George and Virginia Marker.MLN-Obitapr30-15

Karen is survived by her husband, Jim; son, Dean (Gail) Tippel; and granddaughter, Lexie Gridley. She is preceded in death by her parents; son, Randy Tippel; and one brother, Walter.