March 19, 1978 - December 6, 2018
Kara Dawn Coon Hauser (40) began life March 19, 1978 in Twin Falls, Idaho to Dale and Jeanne Coon. Kara arrived in this world a red-faced, black-haired beauty and was brought home to Filer, Idaho to 5 older siblings. Later she became an older sister to 3 more siblings. Growing up, Kara and her brother, Brock, were the mischievous, fun-loving brown-haired, brown-eyed children in a sea of blonde. She had a happy childhood playing with siblings, spending time with family and friends, growing her imagination and feeling loved. Kara was lovingly known as the family drama queen with a sense of humor that made all around her constantly laugh. As Kara grew she continued to grow her hobbies and participated in a number of activities and athletics. She loved music, played the piano, and was a talented clogger. Kara participated in volleyball and basketball in high school. She had many close friends and graduated from Filer High School in 1996. After high school, she attended the College of Southern Idaho and Idaho State University where she earned her bachelor's degree in elementary education. She loved to learn, loved to teach, and help others. Kara blessed countless others in her service-oriented life. Kara married the love of her life, Del Hauser, March 10, 2000 in the Bountiful, Utah temple where they were sealed for time and all eternity. Del is her best friend and a devoted husband who cherished Kara. They shared a sense of humor and gave one another support, strength, and motivation to get through all hardship including her most difficult fight against cancer. They were a fun-loving, kind duo who centered their home around faith and family. They have shared a tender love story. Kara and Del welcomed 4 amazing children into their home; Karter (17), Kenya (16), Branson (13), and Brooklyn (11). Kara considered motherhood as a divine calling and felt her children were treasures sent from a loving Heavenly Father. Her children and spouse were the pride and joy of her life. Kara's favorite moments were spending valuable family time enjoying traveling, water activities, camping, fishing, boating, playing games, and enjoying each other's company. She also loved spending time at family reunions and remained close to her siblings and other extended family members. Kara was always looking forward to the next adventure. Kara was a friend to all and had a magnetic personality. She had a genuine love for people, making those around her feel welcome, loved, and uplifted. With her sense of humor, she had people laughing and sharing fun experiences. Although her story on earth was shorter than loved ones would have liked, it was packed with a zest for life. The chapters in the life of Kara Dawn have been a gift to all. December 6, 2018 Kara's story on earth came to an end. She died peacefully with her family near. She left her testimony of unwavering faith and love for her Heavenly Father and Savior, Jesus Christ. She found joy in the journey. Family and faith are what mattered most. Our brown-eyed girl will forever be loved. Kara is survived by her loving husband, Del Hauser, her 4 wonderful children, Karter, Kenya, Branson, and Brooklyn, her parents, Dale and Jeanne Coon, her siblings, Brett (Monica) Coon, Bart (Kari) Coon, Kammie (Scott) Wirick, Brian (Tiffany) Coon, Karla (Tyler) Farnsworth, Brock (Artina) Coon, Kallie (Mark) Saxton, and Kristen (Devon) Ralphs. Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 10, 2018 at 11:00 am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Rock Springs, WY. The address is 3315 White Mountain Blvd. There will be a viewing that morning from 9:30-10:45. A graveside dedicatory prayer will be Tuesday, December 11 at 11:00 am at the Filer, ID cemetery. Anyone wishing to send flowers, please have them at the church by 9:00am.
Kara Dawn Coon Hauser (40) began life March 19, 1978 in Twin Falls, Idaho to Dale and Jeanne Coon. Kara arrived in this world a red-faced, black-haired beauty and was brought home to Filer, Idaho to 5 older siblings. Later she became an older... View Obituary & Service Information
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