Karen Lenk

Karen Lenk

Sunday July 26, 1964 Friday July 3, 2020

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Obituary for Karen Ann Marie Lenk

Karen Ann Marie Lenk, age 55 of Watkins and Williston, North Dakota, passed away doing what she loved, riding her motorcycle. Karen, and her twin sister, Kathy were born in Minneapolis on July 26, 1964 to Edward & Lynn (Kelly) Lenk.
Karen loved spending time with her family, especially her grandbabies. She enjoyed baking, sewing and tending to her flowers. Karen also enjoyed the endless hours on the jobsite with Bud.
Left to cherish her memory are her other-half, Bud Peterson of Watkins and Williston, North Dakota; daughters: Vicki (Rob) Johnson of Villard, and Colleen (Kacey) Betts of Asotin, WA; sons: Buddy (Kate) Peterson of Litchfield, Jesse (Sam) Peterson of Litchfield and Jamie (Katie) Peterson of Litchfield; 18 grandchildren; father, Ed Lenk of Staples; siblings: Michelle Ludovissie of Chaska, Gidget (Kevin) Rustad of Pengilly, John (Jackie) of Princeton, Scott (Robin) of Staples; many nieces and nephews.
Karen is preceded in death by her mother and twin sister, Kathy Nelson.
A mass of Christian burial will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 11AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples. Visitation will be on Friday July 10, 2020 from 4-7PM at Taylor Funeral Home in Staples, and one hour prior to the Mass, Saturday at the church. Interment will be at Evergreen Hill Cemetery in Staples.
Caring for Karen & her family:
Taylor Funeral Home
Staples 218-895-9009

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  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Saturday July 11, 2020 |
    Sacred Heart Catholic Church
    310-4th Street NE
    Staples, MN
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    Saturday July 11, 2020
    Mass of Christian Burial for Karen will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 11AM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Staples. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 10, 2020 from 4-7PM at Taylor Funeral Home, and one hour prior to mass, Saturday at the church.

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LaVonne Knopik

So sorry, sending sympathy & prayers from Milroy, MN. Ed & LaVonne Knopik Family
Comment | Posted at 07:43am via Condolence

Zane Ziegenbein

Have only known Karen for a little over two years but she made a huge impression on me, and my dad. I will miss her very much, I so enjoyed going to Williston and seeing her and Bud. Thinking of you Karen. Rest in peace. Zane
Comment | Posted at 12:46pm via Condolence

Rena Dewald

I loved her laugh and how she could light up a room. Her hugs were the best medicine a soul could need. Lonnie and I will miss her! Rena Dewald
Comment | Posted at 07:12pm via Condolence

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