Brusacoram, Karen Klimmek age 68 of Minnetonka, MN passed away peacefully in her home with friends and family on January 30, 2015 after an extended fight with cancer. Preceded in death by her parents, Lorraine and Herman Klimmek and brother, Roger, Melrose, MN. Survived by devoted husband, Gary; loving daughters, Jana (Shawn) Ottmar, Leanne (Marc) Montheard; four lovely grandchildren, Shannon and Owen Montheard, Noah and Gabe Ottmar; brother, Glenn (Sandy) Klimmek; sisters, Joyce (Dave) Carpenter, Elaine (Bill) Ecker, and Audrey Klimmek plus many nieces and nephews. Karen spent her adult years as a business woman, she was a founding partner in Brusacoram Sales. She was the silent partner that made the real difference in the success of the agency while managing a household, traveling husband and two very involved and busy girls. Karen did it all with fairness, honesty and passion. We wish to thank the entire Frauenshuh Cancer Center Team for their devotion and commitment to Karen's well being, the doctors, nurses and staff at Methodist Hospital that tended to her during her many visits. The Methodist Home Health Care and Hospice Home Care Group that made life so much more meaningful during her period of home hospice. To our many friends and great neighbors who brought the sunshine to her home. In lieu of flowers please contribute to your adopted charity or the Gillette Children's Specialty Health-care, 200 East University Avenue, St. Paul, 55101. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Monday, February 9, 2015 at the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, 13505 Excelsior Blvd, Minnetonka with visitation one hour prior to Mass at church. David Lee Funeral Home Wayzata 952-473-5577

Published on February 1, 2015

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