Karen Petersen



Karen Louise Petersen (Nee Reiffenstein) fifty-five years young; passed away tragically & unexpectedly on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at her home in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Karen was the beloved common-law partner of Blair Jones, doting mother of Dillon Petersen and Kate Petersen, dear daughter of Bernice Reiffenstein, sister to Wayne, Lynne (Yves), and Charles (Andrea), special Aunt of Marina, Zachary, Adam and Erik and pre-deceased by her father Raymond Reiffenstein. Karen grew up and raised her family in Ajax, Ontario. She was an avid reader and held a long career in information technology and was excited to live and work in her field in Yellowknife. Though she struggled with COPD these past few years, Karen ís exuberant passionate and feisty spirit never waned. She is missed dearly.

No service is scheduled and in lieu of flowers, family members request that donations be made to the Yellowknife Stanton Territorial Hospital https://stantonfoundation.ca/donate/, or The Lung Association of Alberta & NWT https://ab.lung.ca/donate.

In Loving Memory of
Karen Petersen
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