DEERWOOD -- Karen Elayne Sipper, 56, Deerwood, died Tuesday, July 23, 2002, at Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby.
She was born Feb. 26, 1946, in Brainerd to Alfred H. and Mary E. (Peterson) Isle. She was an agent at the 1st Insurance Agency in Deerwood. She was a member of the Walter Scott Erickson American Legion Auxiliary in Deerwood.
Survivors include a son, James "Kevin" and Kristi Sipper, Crosby; a daughter, Mari Kivisto, Deerwood; her father, Deerwood; two grandchildren; a brother, Brian Isle, Isanti; and two sisters, Rae Kittelson, Minneapolis, and Tracy Bauer, Edina.
Her mother and Mari's father, Jeff Kivisto, died earlier.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Koop Funeral Home in Crosby with the Rev. Brian Kimbler officiating. Memorials are preferred to Mari Kivisto at Deerwood Bank.
Friends may call an hour before services Saturday at the funeral home.
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