DALSTO, Karen Anne (nee Sweeten)
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May 31, 1956 - March 9, 2013
Karen Dalsto, beloved wife of Bruce of Calgary, passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the age of 56 years. Karen was born on May 31, 1956 in Salmon Arm, BC and has resided in Calgary since the early 1980s. She received her education at SAIT as a library technician and worked for thirty years with the Calgary Public Library. She enjoyed her work, especially the many story-time presentations done over the years. Karen cherished her family and friends, and many coworkers at the library. She loved the water and camping with family and friends at Lake Koocanusa where she spent time reading and walking with her dog Checkers. One of the most treasured holidays was the trip to Tofino. Karen is survived by her loving husband of thirty-one years Bruce; daughter Katherine Dalsto; sisters Linda Wilson and family, Barbara Parkes and family; sister-in- law Kim Sweeten and family; adopted mother Marjorie Sweeten; and by her many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother Alan Sweeten; father Roy Sweeten; and mother Kathleen Sweeten. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Sunday, March 17, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In living memory of Karen Dalsto, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park.
Published in The Calgary Herald from Mar. 14 to Mar. 16, 2013