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Karin Busekros Obituary
KARIN J. BUSEKROS, 69 LOVING WIFE, MOM, GRANDMA, GREAT-GRANDMA and sister ROCKFORD - Karin J. Busekros, 69, of Rockford died at 8:41 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011, in SwedishAmerican Hospital. Born Aug. 21, 1941, in Rockford, daughter of Harvey and Artus (Anderson) Swenson. She married Donald G. Busekros on June 11, 1960, in Rockford. Served as the Honored Queen of the Bethel No. 58 Order of Job's Daughters in 1957. Member of Alpine Lutheran Church. Karin enjoyed stock car racing with her family. She is survived by husband, Donald; children, Kevin Busekros of Rockford, Kris Powell of Roscoe, and Keith (Candi) Busekros of Loves Park; grandchildren, Amanda and Logan Powell, and Kodee and Kelton Busekros; great-grandson, Jayce Powell; sisters, Patty (Kevin) Winger and Vickie (Butch) Egler, all of Rockford; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by parents; and son-in-law, Tom Powell. Special thanks to Rosewood Care Center for the wonderful care given to Karin during her illness, and to Wally at SwedishAmerican Hospital E.R. for his care. Memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, in Alpine Lutheran Church, 5001 Forest View Ave., with the Rev. Dr. Richard J. Meier officiating. Memorial visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services Ltd., Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 Second Ave., and from 10 to 10:45 a.m. Saturday prior to the service in the church. Memorials may be made to the family for a memorial to be established in Karin's name. To share a memory or condolence, please visit olsonfh.com.
Published in Rockford Register Star from Aug. 24 to Aug. 25, 2011
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