Karen Jean HuntKaren Jean Hunt, 68, of Grand Forks, ND and Robinson, IL, peacefully left this world for another after courageously battling breast cancer, on Thursday, April 11th, 2013, surrounded by her loving family at St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center in Lincoln, NE.
Karen was born to Manvel (Skid) Romain and Jean Eleanor (Sorenson) Krostue on July 10th, 1944 in Grand Forks, ND. She grew up on the beloved family farm in Bygland, MN, a place she truly adored, and attended the Bygland Township Country School until high school. After graduating from East Grand Forks Senior High in 1962, she attended classes at the University of North Dakota, majoring in Home Economics. In 1966 she married Robert W. (Bob) Gillies with whom she was blessed three children. They parted ways after ten years together but remained close until his death in 2003. She married Raymond A. (Tony) Hunt, who also had three children, in May of 1982, and they had one daughter together. They spent nearly thirty one wonderful loving years together.