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custom apparel company executive

Karen Ann Nordsieck, custom apparel company executive.


Nordsieck, Karen Ann was born on November 2, 1955 in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Reuben James and Shirley Jean (Walters) Simpson.


Student, El Paso Community College, 1976. Student, El Paso Community College, 1984.


Sales clerk Busy B Gift Shop, El Paso, Texas, 1973. Service representative Bell Systems, El Paso and Seattle, 1974-1985. Substitute teacher Cleburne County Elementary School, Heflin, Alabama, 1986.

Credit clerk Wakefields, Anniston, 1986-1987. Service representative Alabama Power, 1986-1988. Beauty consultant May Kay Cosmetics, El Paso and Heflin, 1983-1988.

Manager Rock's T-Shirts & Screen Printing, El Paso, 1988-1992. Owner Custom Designs and Promotions, Richmond, Missouri, since 1992. Service representative New American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Kansas City, since 1993.

Owner Kreations by Karen, Independence, since 1996. Past matron Eastgate #367 Order of Eastern Star, 2003. Liaison for partners in education El Paso Indiana School District, Rock's T-Shirts and Screen Print, El Paso, 1990-1992.

Co-chairperson quality of work life committee Southwestern Bell, El Paso, 1984. Union steward Communication Workers American, El Paso, 1974-1975.


Troop leader Brownies, Girl Scouts United States of America, troop # 126, Heflin, 1985-1988, magazine chair, 1986. Vice president Clendenin Elementary Parent-Teachers Association, El Paso, 1989-1990, president, 1990-1992. Family support leader Fort Bliss Family Support, El Paso, 1990-1991.

Strategic planning committee El Paso Indiana School District, 1990-1991. Campus improvement committee Clendenin Elementary, 1991-1992, volunteer public schools, 1989-1992. Parent advisory committee central area El Paso Indiana School District, 1989-1992.

Member Richmond Parent-Teachers Association, 1992-1998, Battlefield Piece Makers Quilt Guild, since 1995. Committee member Richmond A-Plus School Planning, 1994-1995. Co-chair Junior Class Parents After Prom/Project Graduation, 1995-1996.

Chairman, editor CWA Local 6327 newsletter, The Localizer, 1997-1998, union steward, 1996-1998. Member Southwestern Bell/CWA United Way committee, 1997-1998. Chair office improvement committee Southwestern Bell Kansas City Society, 1997-1998.

Member of Battlefield Piecemakers Quilt Guild (secretary 2000-2001, chair newsletter 2000-2001), Telephone Pioneers, Order Eastern Star (Worthy Matron 2004, grand chapter committee 2005).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sewing, painting, quilting, reading, sailing.


Married Kenneth M. Farber, March 5, 1977 (divorced July 1982). Children: Carissa Ann, Laurie Jean. Married Derrell E. Hiett, May 10, 1985 (divorced May 1989).

Married Michael Louis Nordsieck, June 2, 1989.

Reuben James Simpson

Shirley Jean (Walters) Simpson

Kenneth M. Farber

Derrell E. Hiett

Michael Louis Nordsieck

Carissa Ann Nordsieck

Laurie Jean Nordsieck