Karen LaPorte, 72, of Langdon, ND, passed away June 18, 2021, at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND.
Karen was born July 6, 1948, in Langdon, ND, to George and Mary (Schwartz) LaPorte. Karen attended country school in rural Langdon. She then stayed home to help care for her family. Karen enjoyed bird watching and loved raising many animals. She also enjoyed gardening, tending to her flowers, baking, cooking and canning. Karen was so kind to everyone she met and had many friends.
She is survived by her brother, Darryl (Alverna) LaPorte of Walhalla; sisters: Marge Beauchamp of Osnabrock, Marlene and Judy of rural Langdon. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers: Merlin, Ronnie, Les, Laverne, Gary, Larry, and Kenny; sisters, Shirley Bothum and Joyce Kirby; nephew, Darryn Laporte and niece, Barbara Kirby.
A service for Karen will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at Brooks Funeral Home in Langdon, ND. Visitation will be held for one hour before the time of the service. Burial will be at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Mt. Carmel, ND.