Karen Lorraine (West) Wrieden

Karen (West) Wrieden, age 81, of Fort Worth TX died on October 28, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Clarkfield, MN to William and Lorraine (Anderson) West. She graduated from Clarkfield High School and continued her education at Augsburg College and The Lutheran Bible Institute, both in Minneapolis. Karen served as a parish worker in Flandreau, SD where she met her first husband, Richard Fuller. Dina and Brett were born to this marriage. Karen married William (Bill) Wrieden in 1984. Karen accompanied Bill to Wartburg Theological Seminary. After Bill's graduation from Seminary, she served as a very engaging and caring partner in ministry with Bill.

Karen is survived by her husband Bill, her brothers Lyndon (Diane) West, Brian (Lynn) West and sister Diane Lange. She also leaves behind daughter, Dina (Thom) Jones of Colorado and son, Brett (Shauna) Fuller of Fort Worth TX, several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Karen is preceded in death by her parents, brothers William (Bill) and Stuart.

We give God thanks that Karen has claimed the promises of her baptism and rests in the loving and eternal care of her Lord Jesus. Services were held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fort Worth, TX on Nov. 5th. Interment will be at the Spring Creek Cemetery, rural Clarkfield, at a later date.

Posted online on December 11, 2021

Published in Granite Falls Advocate Tribune

Karen Lorraine (West) Wrieden

Karen (West) Wrieden, age 81, of Fort Worth TX died on October 28, 2021, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Clarkfield, MN to William and Lorraine (Anderson) West. She graduated from Clarkfield High School and continued her education at Augsburg College and The Lutheran Bible Institute, both in Minneapolis. Karen served as a parish worker in Flandreau, SD where she met her first husband, Richard Fuller. Dina and Brett were born to this marriage. Karen married William (Bill) Wrieden in 1984. Karen accompanied Bill to Wartburg Theological Seminary. After Bill's graduation from Seminary, she served as a very engaging and caring partner in ministry with Bill.

Karen is survived by her husband Bill, her brothers Lyndon (Diane) West, Brian (Lynn) West and sister Diane Lange. She also leaves behind daughter, Dina (Thom) Jones of Colorado and son, Brett (Shauna) Fuller of Fort Worth TX, several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Karen is preceded in death by her parents, brothers William (Bill) and Stuart.

We give God thanks that Karen has claimed the promises of her baptism and rests in the loving and eternal care of her Lord Jesus. Services were held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Fort Worth, TX on Nov. 5th. Interment will be at the Spring Creek Cemetery, rural Clarkfield, at a later date.

Posted online on December 11, 2021

Published in Granite Falls Advocate Tribune