Karen A Stewart

February 19, 1949 - April 17, 2022
Karen A. Stewart, age 73, resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died Sunday, April 17, 2022, at her home. She was born February 19, 1949, in Ft. Scott, the daughter of Harold “Dutch” Hurd and Betty Jean Severy Hurd. She married Donald L. Stewart on August 27, 1965, in Ft. Scott. He preceded her in death on February 19, 2011. Karen owned and operated the Satisfactory Beauty Salon in downtown Ft. Scott for several years. She and Don together owned Stewart Realty Company for many years as well. She enjoyed yard work, planting trees, and mowing the lawn. She was a very good cook and baker. Karen also was accomplished in decorating.

Survivors include two sons, Donald L. “JR” Stewart and wife Wendy, and Brent M. Stewart all of Ft. Scott; two brothers, Rick Hurd and wife Shirley, and Ron Hurd and wife Etta, all of Ft. Scott; two grandchildren, Jordan Stewart, and Paige Stewart-Goodbody; four great grandchildren, Keagan Stewart, Bryson Davidson, Daeson Davidson, and Greyson Stewart; and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Brenna Bollinger, and her parents.

Pastor Floyd Minor will conduct funeral services at 10:30 AM Friday, April 22nd at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the Centerville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 6:00 PM Thursday at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to Care to Share and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.