June 23, 2022
Karen Schutte, 81 of Kearney died Tuesday, June 14, 2022, at CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. A Funeral Mass was at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 20, at St. James Catholic Church in Kearney. Interment followed at Kearney Cemetery. Visitation was held 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 19, at the church followed by a 6 p.m. Vigil-Prayers service.
Karen was born April 4, 1941, in Lawrence, Neb., to Clarence and Lula (Peper) Ostdiek. She was raised near Lawrence, and graduated from Lawrence High School, with the Class of 1960. On Oct. 27, 1962, Karen was united in marriage to Donald F. Schutte at th...