Karla was an information systems manager for AT&T for 21 years. She earned a bachelors degree in business administration with a major in IT and a minor in finance. She enjoyed equestrian riding and was an animal lover of all kinds. Her most important role was being a mother, supporting her daughter’s interests and hobbies. Karla enjoyed the arts, attending The Fox and Muny Opera. She also loved to sing Karaoke.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Robert C. Kebel Jr.; and a brother-in-law, Kevin Crook.
Surviving are her daughter, Samantha Marie Mueller, at home;
her partner and father of her daughter, Greg McAlpin;
her parents, Robert C. and Marie G., nee Johnson, Kebel of Belleville, IL;
six brothers and sisters, Linda (David) Schaefer, Kathy (James) Huber, Karen (Richard) Ney, Donna Kebel, Jesse Kebel, and Diane Crook;
dear friend and Godfather of Samantha, Barry (Shirley) Boeker;
and dear friend and Godmother of Samantha, Lisa Gruber.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Samantha Mueller with “Education Fund” to be written in the memo line. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, December 9, 2017, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 9, 2017 at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Cremation will follow the funeral service with burial at Lake View Memorial Gardens at a later date.