Karen A Wieprecht

Born: Sat., Nov. 2, 1963
Died: Sat., Dec. 22, 2012


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wed., Dec. 26, 2012
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:30 AM Thu., Dec. 27, 2012
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

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   Karen A. Wieprecht, 49, of Trophy Club, Texas died at 10:28 a.m. Saturday (December 22, 2012) in Blessing Hospital.

   Born November 2, 1963 in Harvey, North Dakota, Karen was the daughter of Eugene and Harriett Folske Ratzak.  She married Daniel "Dan" Wieprecht on March 16, 1991 in Phoenix, Arizona.  He survives.

   Karen was a member of the Lutheran Church.  She was a great cook, enjoyed being outdoors and crocheting.  She was involved in all her children's  school and scout activities.  She was a wonderful wife and devoted mother who cherished the time she spent with her family.  

   She was a 1982 graduate of Fessenden, North Dakota High School and graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1986 with her degree in nursing.  She worked as a registered nurse in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at the St. Joseph Hospital in Phoenix, AZ for 10 years.  She then became a Clinical Instructor at the Glendale Community College in Glendale, AZ and ended her career as a school nurse in the states of Illinois and Missouri.  She had a passion for nursing and mentoring her students, especially the troubled children.

Survivors include her husband Dan; one daughter Heather N. Wieprecht; one son Chad D. Wieprecht both of Trophy Club, TX; one brother Gary Ratzak of Buffalo, MN; one sister Diane Zinda of Mounds View, MN; one nephew Landon Zinda of Washington, D.C.

   Mrs. Wieprecht was preceded in death by her parents.

   Funeral services will be held Thursday morning in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Wayne LaForce officiating.  Burial will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

  Visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 4:00 until 7:00 and Thursday morning until the time of services at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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Robert and Jodi Board
   Posted Thu December 27, 2012
Dan and family, we are so sorry to hear about Karen, we know this is a very difficult time for you. We want you to know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Rob and Jodi Board

Melanie Valentine
   Posted Thu December 27, 2012
To Dan, Heather and Chad. You are in our thoughts and prayers. always Melanie, Garrick and Declan

Fred and Elizabeth White
   Posted Sat December 29, 2012
Dan and family, you are in our thoughts and prayers.

God bless,


The Wood Family
   Posted Sun December 30, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Glyn Rutledge
   Posted Thu January 03, 2013
Dan and family: My sincerest thoughts and prayers are with you. - Glyn

Lee Kirchhofer
   Posted Thu January 03, 2013
May God give all his love and care to Karen and to you and your children.

I was so sorry to read your email, as words escape me.

As you said, your family is now at peace knowing that she is at peace and without suffering.

May God comfort you knowing this and bless you for all of you.

Darlys Adams
   Posted Mon January 07, 2013
Dan, I just heard today and I am so sorry. My thoughts are with you and your family.

stephen menefee
   Posted Fri January 11, 2013

Just heard the sad news about Karen passing. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.


Raymond & LaDonna Ford parens of LuAnna Ford
   Posted Tue February 05, 2013
We wanted to send our condolences to you, we know what you are going through and want you to know we are thinking of you and your family. She was a very special person and we are honored to have known her for the small amount of time she and her family lived down the road from us. Your Petersburg friends.

Linda Broughton
   Posted Thu June 20, 2013
I am so sorry to hear of Karen's passing. I had the pleasure of working with her at school. She always showed each student and staff respect. She always had a way of brightening my day with a joke or just a smile. May God give you peace. Rest in peace Karen.

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