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Karen Findeisen

Services for Karen Maureen Findeisen of Penn Valley will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, March 3, at the Marina Recreation Center at Lake Wildwood.

Ms. Findeisen died Tuesday, Feb. 14, in Grass Valley.

She was born June 21, 1934, in Fargo, N.D., to Kenneth Merlyn and Helen Heloise Akers. She graduated from Central High School in Fargo. She attended North Dakota State University in Fargo and College of Marin in Kentfield. She married William Findeisen in 1958, in Mill Valley. They have been divorced for 10 years. She was a homemaker and held various part-time jobs throughout her life. She was a member of the Lake Wildwood Tennis Association, was a pet sitter For The Love of Pets, and a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority. She enjoyed tennis, the outdoors, and spending time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her son, Brad Findeisen of Penn Valley; daughter, Darcy Findeisen of Penn Valley; brother, Merle Akers of Mill Valley; granddaughter, Megan Goodfield of Penn Valley; son-in-law, Stephen Goodfield of Penn Valley; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and nephews; and ex-husband, William Findeisen. She was preceded in death by her parents Kenneth Merlyn and Helen Heloise Akers; and uncles Ed, Charles and Don Hagen.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Karen M. Findeisen Memorial Fund, c/o West America Bank, 11240 Pleasant Valley Road, Penn Valley 95946.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper & Weaver Mortuary.

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