Phoenix, Ariz. After a long and courageous battle Karen L. Loftis, age 65, of Phoenix, Ariz., passed away July 1, 2013.
She was born on Feb. 11, 1948, in Blue Earth, to Elbert and Lydia Haase. Karen was a 1966 graduate of Blue Earth High School.
Survivors include her husband, Jerry W. Loftis, sister, Lorna (Neil) Braun, of Las Vegas, Nev.; brothers, Paul (Virginia) Haase, Kenneth (Cathy) Haase, and Don (LeOna) Haase, all of Blue Earth.
Proceeding her in death were her sisters Marion and Helen Tesch.
Services were held July 10, 2013, at Faith United Church in Phoenix.