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Karen C. Moylan Lesperance

October 25, 2018

http://Karen Coleen Moylan Lesperance, 57, passed away Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka.
She was born November 10, 1960 at Cheyenne, WY. the daughter of Patrick John and Carol J. Morford Moylan. She grew up in the Emmett community and graduated from St. Marys High School where she was active in basketball and track and was a cheerleader. She graduated from St. Francis Radiologic Technology School.
Karen worked in Radiology at different hospitals including Stormont Vail, Topeka, Newman Regional Medical Center, Emporia, Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Lawrence and Community Hospital, St. Marys.
She was united in marriage to Richard Lesperance in Emporia in 1989. They later divorced.
Karen was preceded in death by her father Patrick J. Moylan on March 11, 2005.
Survivors include her mother Jeannie Moylan, St. Marys; two sons, Kalen (Courtney) and their son, Holden, and Kane Lesperance, all of Topeka; her daughter, Regan Lesperance, Kansas City, KS; four brothers, Terry Moylan and Tim (Jackie) Moylan, St. Marys and Patrick and Shawn Moylan, Emmett; her sister, Kelly Moylan, Manhattan; and nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys. The family will receive friends from 5:30 until 7:30 P.M. Friday, November 2, 2018 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys.  Inurnment will be at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made in Karen’s name and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple Street, St. Marys, Kansas 66536

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24 thoughts on “Karen C. Moylan Lesperance

  1. I remember Karen from our Highschool days. She had a sweet smile. We played basketball together for one year. My sincere condolences to all the Moylan family.

  2. Jeannie and Family,
    It is with a heavy heart that we send our condolences to your family. This is not the outcome we hoped for as we took our many walks the past few months. I hope the Holy Spirit fills you with strength and understanding in the coming days.
    We only got to know Karen through you and the trips to the St. Marys Clinic. It was there we got to see how caring she was with patients and helped you feel at ease about the reasons your were there. She learned well from you Jeannie.
    I’ll be checking in on you in the coming days and making sure you get the afghan done for Holden. Love Always

  3. To the entire Moylan family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. May God hold you in his loving arms and give you peace.
    Sincerely,
    Joe and Pauline Conley

  4. Rick and I knew Karen through the St. Marys Community Hospital Radiology department. She was very caring and had an endearing smile. Our deepest sympathy to Jeannie, her children and all of the Moylan family.

  5. To my dearest cousins,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We will not be able to attend the services, but will be with you in spirit.

    Love, The Bakers
    Neil, Ranae, Ron, Audrey,
    and Sloan

  6. Please accept our condolences. Karen worked with Gary and I grew to know Karen when helping care for her father. She was a kind and caring person. Gary and Darlene Whitlock

  7. I am so sorry for the loss of your cherished friend Karen. It is truly sad when we lose a loved one. Please comfort one another with hope that God has promised, a time when we can see our loved ones again (Acts 24:15). My you have peace during this difficult time

  8. Our very deepest sympathy to Regan and family! We are so very sorry. She was an amazing woman to raise such an incredible daughter!

  9. Our sympathy goes out to the familys of Karen and may she rest in peace. A huge loss for all. She fought a courageous battle.

  10. Our condolences to all of your family. We pray that you will find comfort in and turn to our Lord above during this difficult time.
    The Michael Family

  11. Our condolences to all of you. We are praying that you can find comfort and turn to our Lord above during this difficult time.
    The Michael Family

  12. Jeanie & Family,
    Our deepest sympathy in the loss of Karen. May She Rest In Peace & God Speed……
    Jake & Pearl Jacobsen
    Dale & Carolyn Jacobsen & Family
    Sis & Wilbur Stum, Jr.
    Mick, Tami & Haylie Stum

  13. Jeanne and Family
    Our prayers are with you all at this time of great loss. Karen was a precious and a wonderful lady to know.

  14. I was a classmate of Karen’s at St. Marys High School. She always had a great smile. My sympathy to all of Karen’s family.

  15. Jeannie and Family,
    What a strong and gracious person Karen was. May your many memories bring you peace. Sincere condolences to all.

  16. We remember Karen from St. Marys High School days. Our condolences to her children and the entire Moylan family.

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