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Karen Ann Pieper, age 78, of Cottage Grove, passed away on August 16, 2020.
She is preceded in death by parents, Henry and Ethel Holm; step-mother, Gladys Holm; sister, Janice (Jerry) Goeman; nephew, Mark Goeman.
Karen is survived by her husband, Don; children, Ron, Kevin (Terry) and Shelley (Melvin) Pieper-Reynolds; grandchildren, Anthony (Gabrielle), Jeremy (Laura), Christian, Brenden, Muriel, David and Nicholas; great-grandchildren, Trinity, Anthony Jr., Damian, Jeremy Jr., Jeremiah, Kane, and Xander; brother, Jimmy (Patty); niece, Kim; nephews, Michael (Teresa), Jason (Kim).
Visitation 11-12 PM, Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at Kok Funeral Home, 7676 80 th St S., Cottage Grove, MN 55016. Graveside service to follow at 12:15 PM at Cottage Grove Cemetery.
While maintaining social distancing guidelines, we are now able to accommodate gatherings while abiding to a 50 people capacity at the facility. The use of face masks by attendees is required at indoor events, and we will continue taking the necessary steps to keep your families safe. Expressions of sympathy during this time can be left on the condolences page available on the obituary portion on our website. We also encourage you to view the video tribute once it becomes available or complete the HeartStrings online sympathy page with the link above.