Karma Graham Hysell


Karma Graham Hysell, passed away at her home in Evanston, on Wednesday, June 10.

She was born on Feb. 28, 1936, in Mountain View, to George and Martha Elizabeth (Rasmussen) Graham. When she was 11 days old, her mother passed away. She was raised by her Uncle OB and Aunt Jen Jackman.

Karma attended and graduated from Mountain View High School.

She married Sydney Oren Hysell on July 16, 1954, in Mountain View. Karma was proud of the fact that she was born and married in the same house on the Jackman ranch.

Syd preceded her in death on March 30, 2011.

Karma always had a love for cats. As a child, she was known to have several at one time. Her cat Bella was her constant companion. She loved her kitties.

Karma greatly enjoyed spending time with her great friends and the time spent at the senior citizen center. She really enjoyed playing the card game pinochle.

Karma was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  She taught Sunday School and played the piano.

She and Syd enjoyed traveling and spending winters in Overton, Nevada.

She is survived by her son, Philip Hysell of Green River; daughter, Michele Butt of Meridian, Idaho; brothers and sister, Jack Graham of Mountain View, June Remien of Phoenix and Keith (Beverly) Graham of Mountain View. She is also survived by one grandchild.

Karma is preceded in death by her husband and parents.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 16, at the Fort Bridger Cemetery.

Online condolences may be given at crandallfhevanston.com.

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