Karen S. Ehlert
1951 - 2021
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Karen S. Ehlert

Sauk Rapids - Celebration of Life will be 5:00 p.m. Sunday, February 21, 2021 at Joy Christian Center in St. Cloud for Karen S. Ehlert, age 69, who passed away Tuesday at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta. Pastor Brian Gobar will officiate. Visitation will be from 2:30-5:00 p.m. Sunday at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids.

Karen was born August 21, 1951 in St. Cloud to John & Bernice (Lommel) Hamerlik. She lived all of her life in the St. Cloud area. Karen married Daniel Ehlert on September 22, 2000 at Joy Christian Center in St. Cloud. She was the Office Manager for Primerica Financial Services for 17 years, retiring in 2018. Karen was an active member of Joy Christian Center and also the Central Minnesota Police Academy. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, watching birds, golfing, lunch with friends, time at the lake, and spending time with her grandchildren. Karen was happy, positive, encouraging, insightful, and spiritual.

Survivors include her husband, Dan of Sauk Rapids; children, Jessie (Shawn) Vos of Sartell, Cory Gardner of St. Cloud, Corey Ehlert (Amy Klug) of Sartell, Jason Ehlert (Adrian Mager) of St. Cloud, Kim Ehlert of St. Cloud and Kate (Andrew) Lutgen of Colorado; sisters, Mary Gruska of St. Cloud, Nancy (Tony) Beuning of Brooklyn Park and Patty (Jim) Berg of St. Cloud; and grandchildren, Taylor, Caden, Jack, Jaira, Charlie, Lucy, Jordyn, Issak, Francesca and Anthony. Ready to greet her in heaven are her parents; brother-in-law, Frank Gruska; and aunt, Adeline Conlon.

Obituary, Guest Book, and Video Tribute available online: www.williamsdingmann.com

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Published in St. Cloud Times from Feb. 17 to Feb. 18, 2021.
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February 22, 2021
Karen was a wonderful friend of ours for many years. She will be greatly missed. My Daughter's Kim and Kelly, and I will treasure the great memories of our time together with Karen, Jessie and Cory. Our sympathy to Karen's family.
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February 18, 2021
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February 18, 2021
Karen was such an amazing woman, grandmother, mother and person. She would do anything for anybody, and was as genuine as they come. She(along with my other aunt's), were like 2nd mother's to me and my family. She will be missed, but not forgotten!
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February 18, 2021
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