CURTIS -- Karen Farnsworth, 64, of Curtis, formerly of Lyle, Minn., died Oct. 7, 2003, at her home in Curtis.
She was born at New Ulm, Minn., on Jan. 30, 1939, to Orlanzo O. and Iona E. Malm Lillegaard. In 1957, she graduated from Lyle High School in Lyle, Minn. She lived in Lyle for most of her life, moving to Curtis five years ago to be close to her son. She enjoyed her pets and family.
Survivors include her son, Roland and wife, Cheryl Farnsworth of Hayes Center and two granddaughters, Roseanna Goin and Naomi Farnsworth of Hayes Center.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Dean.
Memorial services will be held Friday, Oct. 10, 2003, 11 a.m., at St. John's Lutheran Church in Curtis, with the Rev. Paul Warneke officiating. The body was cremated and there is no visitation. Graveside memorial services will be Monday, Oct. 13, 2003, 11 a.m., at the Six Mile Grove Cemetery in Lyle, Minn. A memorial has been established.