Schutte Karen Amelia Robertson Schutte. Born June 26, 1949 to James & Corine Robertson. Karen passed away at her home in Edina, on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was the Elementary Librarian at Montrose Elementary School, Montrose, MN. Karen was known as the "Book Woman."Reading was her passion and encouraging that passion among her students was her mission. She was instrumental in organizing "I Love to Read"and the Book Fair at Montrose Elementary. Karen was preceded in death by her father, James Robertson. Survivors include her husband, Marlin; son, Daniel of Duluth, MN; daughter, Amelia Valasco (Todd) of Alexandria, VA; mother, Corine of St. Louis Park; brother, James of Edina; 5 cousins, 5 nieces & nephews, and many close friends. Memorial service Friday, 3 pm at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 4801 France Ave S., Mpls.

Published on February 12, 2003

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