Kara Erickson, age 54, of Isanti died at home on October 27, 2013. A memorial service will be held at 3:30 PM on Friday, November 1st at Harvest Christian Center with Rev. Darren Sedler officiating. A visitation will be held from 5:00 – 8:00 PM on Thursday, October 31st at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel and also one hour prior to the service at the church.
Kara Lee Erickson was born May 8, 1959 in Minneapolis to Roy and Dorothy (Leaf) Nelson. She was raised in Mounds View and graduated from Irondale High School, Class of 1977. Kara married Lawrence Erickson on June 14, 1980 and they made their home in Spring Lake Park. In 1986 they moved to Isanti. She worked part time at Northbound Liquor Store in Cambridge. Kara loved fishing, camping, floating on the river, bon fires with the family and golfing.
Kara passed away at her home on October 27, 2013 at the age of 54 years, 5 months and 19 days. She is survived by her husband, Larry of Isanti; 2 daughters, Samantha Erickson (Jeff Reichel) of Isanti, Jenna Erickson of Isanti; mother, Dorothy Nelson of Mounds View; 3 brothers, Robert (Nancy) Nelson of Princeton, Gerry (Connie) Nelson of Forest Lake, Mikal (Betty) Nelson of Coon Rapids; 1 sister, Kathy (Jim) Walther of Horseshoe, Texas; special friend of the family, Jeffrey Gray of St. Francis; and by many other relatives and friends.