Karen M. Fleming (Mercier, Schimitz), age 65, of Wyoming, MN passed away Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. A memorial service will be held at 7:00 P.M. on Monday, May 5th at Strike Funeral Home – Cambridge Chapel. A time for visiting will be held 2 hours prior to the service.
Karen Margaret Fleming (Mercier, Schimitz) was born July 21, 1942 at St. Paul, Minnesota to Ralph L’Allier and Margaret Mercier. She was raised in St. Paul and then attended college at St. Catherine’s, earning her degree in nursing. Karen served others as a nurse for 38 years. She made her home in Wyoming, Minnesota for the past 20 years. She loved animals, the outdoors, camping, gardening and doing activities with her grandchildren. Karen enjoyed attending church and was a volunteer at Family Pathways in Forest Lake.
Karen will be lovingly remembered by her son, Christopher (Vicky) Fleming of Stacy; two daughters, Keri (Greg) Stiles of Harris, and Tina Fleming of Mora; seven grandchildren, Malinda, David, Sarah, Cassie, Amanda, Gina and Damond; by one great-grandson, Parker; and by other relatives and friends.