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Thomas Karren

March 4, 1950 — January 11, 2024


Thomas Wade Karren passed away Thursday, January 11, 2024 in his home surrounded by his family.

He was born March 4, 1950 to parents Lavare and Polly Karren in Craig, Colorado.

Tom married Lila Elaine Terry Karren on December 7, 1968. They were blessed 6 children, Debbie, Trisha, Beth, Tommy, Derrek, and Daniel.

Tom was a very family-oriented man, he loved seeing all his kids, grandkids and grandbabies. He loves spending time on the mountain, hunting, fishing, and camping.

He is survived by his wife Lila, children; Debbie (Troy) Munday, Trisha (Ernie) Cruz, Beth (Bud) Gebhart, Tommy (Kristi McMickell Robinson) Karren, Derrek (Natasha) Brewer, Daniel Brewer, 12 grandchildren, and 16, great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents Lavare and Polly Karren, brother Clayton & Janice Karren, and sister Dixie Street.

A viewing will be held Tuesday, January 16, 2024 from 6-8 pm at the Blackburn Vernal Mortuary.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Thomas Karren, please visit our flower store.

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Tuesday, January 16, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Blackburn Vernal Mortuary

15 East 100 North, Vernal, UT 84078

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