Louise Anna (Finger) Karsjens, age 93, of Plymouth, Minnesota passed away on October 30, 2019. Preceded in death by her husband Russell, her parents Michael and Grace Finger, and three brothers; George, Robert, and Donald Finger. Louise is survived by her children; Brian (Barb) Karsjens, Paula (Gashaw) Abebe, Debra (Ted) Boal, Gail (Rick) Veldkamp, Beth (Steve) Potter; sisters-in-law; Violet Finger, Arlene, Lois Tidman; 14 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Louise was born December 17, 1925 in Steamboat Rock, Iowa. She was part of the 1943 Girls State Championship Basketball Team. On June 19, 1946 she married Russell Karsjens in Steamboat Rock. Russ and Louise lived in Peoria, Ill, Eldora, Iowa Falls and Marshalltown, Iowa before retiring to Maple Grove, Minnesota in 2005.
Louise will be remembered for her beautiful smile, her gift of hospitality, and her love for Jesus. She lived a life of service with her family, her church, Wycliff Bible Translators, and SEND International.
Visitation Monday from 6:00-8:00 PM at KOZLAK RADULOVICH FUNERAL CHAPEL (13745 Reimer Dr N Maple Grove). Interment in Steamboat Rock, Iowa Saturday, November 16, 2019 at 11:00 AM.
Memorials preferred to Youth Investments/Timber Bay,
PO Box 316, Medina, MN 55340. (timberbay.org/give/minnetonka)
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