Karen Price, 94, of Cloquet, died Monday, July 30, 2012 in Sunnyside Health Care Center, Cloquet. She was born January 1, 1918 in Brunflo, Sweden to Peter and Jenny Ohman. The family immigrated to the United States in 1927. Karen spent her childhood in Gheen and Winton, Minnesota.
During World War II, Karen worked at Diamond Caulk in Duluth producing tools for the war effort. She married Frank Price on August 21, 1948.
Karen was a member of Queen of Peace Parish, TOPS, Cooties, Red Hats and the VFW Auxiliary #3979. She loved knitting, crocheting, and tatting and was also an avid swimmer.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and a brother, William "Bill" Ohman.
Karen is survived by her son, James, of Minneapolis; sisters-in-law. Terry Kolodge of Dana Point, CA, Bernice Price of Cloquet, and Margie Price of Battleground, WA; brother-in-law, Ed Zavislak of Berwyn, IL and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
Memorial Services were held on Thursday, August 2, 2012 in Atkins-Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet. Inurnment was in New Calvary Cemetery, Cloquet. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to American Cancer Society or American Lung Association.