Karen Jo Smith, 57, Brainerd, died Monday, Aug. 14, 2000, at North Memorial Hospital of Robbinsdale.
She was born Dec. 5, 1942, in Brainerd to Walter and Lillian "Bea" (Burchett) Walton. She was a licensed practical nurse at the Brainerd Regional Human Services Center. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, VFW Auxiliary, Women of the Moose and the Eagles Auxiliary.
Survivors include her husband, Roland; three sons, Craig Smith, Greenville, S.C., Brett Smith, Brainerd, and Shawn Smith, Owatonna; three grandchildren; and her mother, of Pine River.
Her father died earlier.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at First Lutheran Church of Brainerd with the Rev. Daniel Clites officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Nelson-Doran Funeral Home of Brainerd and an hour before services Friday at the church.
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