OBITUARY: Karen Elaine Priem Carlon, 59, dies Sept. 20, 2013

Karen Elaine Priem Carlon, 59, born Feb. 19, 1954, went home Sept. 20, 2013, as God called “come home” while she was in the arms of mom, Emmalea Miller, and father, Marion Priem.

After a short illness, she leaves her children, Randall and wife Malanie, Roland and wife Monique and Kris Ann Smith; grandsons, Michael, James, Kevin, Marshall Dylan, Chase and Luke; sisters, Nancy Carter and Lori Reeves; brother, Gary Priem.

Karen was a hairdresser and a fun fisherman, loved helping friends and was always willing. She was a great daughter, a friend and a caring person.

A native of Pflugerville, she moved to Aransas Pass for retirement.

She leaves behind many friends and will be missed dearly.

A funeral service is 2 p.m. Sept. 23 at St. John Lutheran Church in Pflugerville. Burial will follow.

Arrangements by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home, 306 Texas 29 East in Burnet, (512) 756-2222. Go to to make condolences.