Kara Jo Andersen

Kara Jo Andersen

January 26, 1993 – April 29, 2019

Preceded in death by grandparents, Fred and Betty Barnes; grandfather, Aage Andersen; uncles, Steve Barnes and Eddy Barnes; aunt, Julie Livingston.  Survived by parents, Joe and Betsy Andersen; sister, Jenna Andersen; grandmother, Betty Andersen; aunts and uncles: Mark Andersen, Mary Gallagher, Scott Andersen (Eileen), Nick Andersen (LeaAnn), Fred Barnes, Roger Barnes (Mary Kay), Diane West (Dick), Connie Barnes, Nancy Bock, Emily Sauvageau, Ruth Wheeler (Dick), Mary Barnes, Christine Barnes, and Joe Barnes; and other relatives.

VISITATION: Thursday, May 2nd from 10am to 11am at the West Center Chapel, followed by FUNERAL SERVICE at 11am.  Family Interment, Resurrection Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family for later designation.


  • Ceci Barnes Posted April 30, 2019 4:43 am

    I wish we could have spent more time together, sweet Kara. Rest peacefully in heaven with all the angels in the family who have made it there before you. We love you ❤️

  • Mark Andersen Posted April 30, 2019 9:08 am

    Eternal rest grant unto Kara, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her. May her soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.

  • Dirce E. Hernandez Posted April 30, 2019 9:50 am

    I am very sorry for your loss. My deepest warm felt condolences go out to Mr. Andersen and his family. Lots of prayers coming your way from the Sirius Family here in San Antonio. To the entire Andersen family,

    -Dirce E. Hernandez

  • Ruth Wheeler Posted April 30, 2019 9:58 am

    Love my God Child, I was there when she was born and when Jesus took her Home

  • Joanne Fisher Posted April 30, 2019 10:44 am

    I am so sorry to hear of Kara’s death. I have very fond memories from our Girl Scout days and her pretty smile and enthusiasm. Praying both for your comfort and her peace.

  • Fred Barnes Posted April 30, 2019 11:12 am

    You can rest in God’s peace now Kara… you were loved

  • Mary Gallagher Posted April 30, 2019 11:25 am

    Thinking of you, Joe,Betsy and Jenna. Much love and prayers. Kara, rest in peace, beautiful girl!

  • Paige Buchanan Posted April 30, 2019 12:22 pm

    My condolences to Kara’s family and Parent’s. Rest Easy my friend. I hope you have found peace and are no longer suffering. Thank you for always being such a good friend. You will be so very missed.

  • Kelsey Harringa Posted April 30, 2019 1:52 pm

    I’ll miss you, Kara. You were so sweet and I wish I had reached out to you more. ❤️

  • Stephanie Dine Posted April 30, 2019 2:05 pm

    It’s been awhile but this sucks a lot, May you rest in peace dear.

  • Charlie Wurtz Posted April 30, 2019 7:59 pm

    Very sorry for your loss. Prayers to all of the family.

  • Aunt Diane West Posted April 30, 2019 8:34 pm

    Oh sweet girl. You touched my heart and soul. I will always be grateful we shared our memorable road trip with Julie. You will be missed here but I know you were welcomed in Heaven with open arms!. All day all night Angel’s watching over me my Lord!

  • Emily Sauvageau Posted May 1, 2019 8:48 am

    My sweet beautiful Kara, May feel Gods perfect love surrounded in his arms, I told all my grandkids that you are now one of their guarding angels love you <3

  • Maria sauvageau Posted May 1, 2019 9:01 am

    Betsy, Joe and Jenna, we send you all love and prayers and always keep you and sweet Kara in our hearts – love you all so much
    Maria Jeff and Ashley Sauvageau

  • Mary Rose Schaaf Posted May 1, 2019 9:29 am

    So sorry for your loss hugs and prayers to you all!

  • Sheila Riley Turbes Posted May 1, 2019 1:28 pm

    Joe and Betsy, my heart aches for the loss of your beautiful Kara. My love, prayers and hugs to all of you as you grieve knowing how much Kara was loved and how much all of us are holding you in our hearts and thoughts.

  • Emily Stevens (Franks) Posted May 1, 2019 3:09 pm

    We were so saddened to hear the news. Joe, Betsy, and Jenna- you are all in our prayers. I will never forget that wonderful smile…

  • Paul & Patt Childers Posted May 1, 2019 4:41 pm

    We’re heart broken for you Betsy, Joe & Jenna. We pray you feel Gods love surrounding you & protecting you and welcoming Kara into his arms.. We are here for you at anytime. Much Love, Paul & Patt Childers

  • Theresa Rome Posted May 1, 2019 6:25 pm

    , Joe, Betsy, and Jenna- may you find a way to be at peace. Kara will be greeted in heaven by all the Cathedral community already there! Theresa Mitchell Rome

  • Mike and Mary Pat Scarpello Posted May 2, 2019 10:04 am

    Joe, Betsy and Jenna, It is terrible to hear about your loss and we express our sincere sympathy to you and your family, We will include you and your beautiful Kara in our thoughts and prayers. Sending love and hugs to you all.
    Mike and Mary Pat Scarpello

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