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 Karen Jean <I>Steffes</I> Peterson

Karen Jean Steffes Peterson

Birth
La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 12 Apr 2016 (aged 55)
La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Cremated, Other
Memorial ID 161004055 · View Source
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Karen Jean Peterson, 55, of Canton passed away after a hard fought battle with cancer on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.

Karen was born July 19, 1960 in LaCrosse to Clement and Judy (Bentzen) Steffes.

On July 17, 1982 she married James “Jimmy Joe” Peterson in Lanesboro. Karen loved life. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends and involved them in her many adventures. In her free time, she enjoyed helping everyone out with a task or two. Her favorite pastimes involved the grandchildren, the sun, boating, mustang rides and the Harley.

Karen is lovingly remembered by her husband James, children: Denise (Jacob) Drogemuller of Chatfield, Jamie (Shawn) Manley of Preston, & Christopher "CJ" Peterson of Lanesboro; Seven grandchildren; mother Judy of LaCresent, MN; Siblings: Debra (Richard) Cupp of Charlotte, NC, Gerald (Dawn) Steffes of LaCrescent, and Steven Steffes of LaCrescent.

Karen was preceded in death by her father Clement.

A funeral service will be held at 12:00 Noon Saturday, April 16th, 2016 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Lanesboro with Pastor Paul Thompson officiating. Visitation will take place at the church from 10:00 AM - Noon prior to the service on Saturday.

A family committal service will take place at a later date.

Obituary & photo published by Johnson-Riley Funeral Home in Lanesboro


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  • Created by: Jean
  • Added: 13 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161004055
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Karen Jean Steffes Peterson (19 Jul 1960–12 Apr 2016), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161004055, ; Maintained by Jean (contributor 47905531) Cremated, Other.