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Karen A Wieprecht

November 2, 1963 ~ December 22, 2012 (age 49)

   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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