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Karen L. Klein

Karen L. Klein

Karen L. Klein, 74 of Wrenshall, MN passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Inter-Faith Care Center in Carlton, MN. She was born on July 6, 1943 to Ivor and Marion (Ayers) Olson in Holyoke, MN. Karen was a homemaker whose door was always opened and the coffee pot was on. She always had enough food and drink for her family and friends. Her hobbies included agate picking, photography and fishing to name a few. Karen's true passion was spending time with her family and friends.

Karen was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Alfred; brothers, Bob Wicklund, Punky Olson and Gene Olson; and sister, Barb Bloom. Survivors include her children, James Olson, Wayne (Tara) Olson and Darla (Ralph) Zinter; step children, Alan (Sue), James (Joanna), Mike (Deb), Beverly, Anne, Marcie (Tom) and Melissa (Billy); sisters, Violet (Terry Stubbs) Olson and Betty Franik; eight grandchildren, 14 step grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and other family members.

A Gathering of Friends and Family will be held from 1:00 PM until the 3:00 PM Memorial Service Saturday, January 20, 2018 in Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet. To leave an online condolence, visit