Karla J. McCown, 67, Percival

Karla J. McCown, age 67 of Percival, passed away on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at Bergan Mercy Hospital in Omaha.
Karla was born on July 12, 1952 in Fairbury; the daughter of Harold and Norma (Krause) Peters.  She grew up around Jansen, where she attended country school and then graduated from Fairbury High School in 1973. She was confirmed at St. Paul’s of Jansen church.
She was united in marriage to Don McCown on Dec. 31, 2001, in Nebraska City. She worked at Gavilon Grain in Nebraska City for some 33 years.  
Karla enjoyed watching NASCAR and going out on the pontoon.  She also enjoyed camping, taking care of her dogs and especially loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Those left to cherish her memory include her husband Don of Percival; children:  Karrie, Krystle, Kayla (Ryan) and Kyle (Jill); bonus son Jermey; step-children:  Kim (Aaron) and Don, Jr. (Rose); grandchildren:  Marshall, Carson, Ely, Kiley, Caleb, Hunter, Chloe, Kaelyn, Breanne, Hailey and Sutton; step-grandchildren:  Payten, Laynee, Rozlyn and Rogan; brothers: John Peters (Vickie) and Harold Peters; sisters:  Doris Vanderkuur, Kathy Senn (Del), and Candace Johnson; numerous other family and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22 at 11 a.m. at the Percival Community Church in Percival.  Burial will follow at Grandview Cemetery.
The family will greet friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday (2/21) at Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City.
Memorials may be directed to the family.
Remembrances may be left at
Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.