Karen Dianna McDonald, 61, Bismarck, ND passed away on June 22, 2016. She was born June 7, 1955 to Kenneth and Delores (Schneider) Sanger in Fargo, ND. She grew up in Fargo and graduated from West Fargo High School.
Following graduation, she attended Josef’s School of Hair Design. Karen worked as a hair stylist for a brief time while caring for her three children in Fargo. She was employed at Camelot Cleaners for almost 15 years until she went back to college at NDSCS where she earned a degree in Computer Programming. Karen worked for Basin Electric in Bismarck for 15 years until her retirement in January of 2016.
Karen was an avid football fan who loved cheering for the Vikings and Bison. She enjoyed photography, camping, computers, and her Mustang convertible. Karen was a giving person, who did anything she could for anyone. A caregiver at heart, she always put the needs of others above her own. She adored her family and cherished the time she spent with her children and grandchildren.
Karen in survived by her children, Michelle Boehm, Jeremy (Jennifer) McDonald, Barbie McDonald; parents, Kenneth and Delores Sanger; siblings, Rena Laier, Nicky Lambert, Kathy Martin, and Keith Sanger; grandchildren, Trey McDonald, David and Austen Dickinson; Shayla, Lanea, and Dante Maxwell; Jorden and Landen Boehm; and Jeffrey McDonald; and 5 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her nephew, Brandon Sanger; and her aunt, Beverly Waa.