Karren L. (Southard) Pretti, 71 of Springfield, passed away on Monday, December 26th, 2022.

She graduated from Parkview High School and soon after met Phil. They were married for 47 years until Phil’s passing in early 2021. She was a hard-working and highly respected manager at the Loren Cook Company, where she spent 47 years of her career.

She is survived by her son Joshua Pretti and granddaughter Saylor, as well as by her son Jeffery Pretti, daughter-in-law Amanda, and grandkids Elias and Aster. 

An open visitation will be held at Greenlawn Funeral Home East at 3540 E Seminole on Thursday, December 29th, from 5 to 7 pm.

Karren’s funeral services will also take place at Greenlawn East at 11am on Friday, December 30th. A small procession to Eastlawn Cemetery will follow, where Karren will be laid to rest. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Springfield Humane Society.