Karen Esther Guđrún Hillman passed away on Monday, February 14, 2022 at Sanford Medical Center Fargo, ND. Karen was born to Leo and Esther (Johnson) Hillman on September 21, 1943 at Grafton, ND. She grew up on the family farm north of Mountain, ND where she attended school. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Mayville State Teacher’s College with double a double major in Math and English. On November 26, 1966 she was united in marriage to Edmund Abrahamson at Vikur Lutheran Church, Mountain, ND.
They made their home west of Cavalier, ND and together they raised six children; Jana, Jonathan, Eric, Andrea, Karie and Karl.
Karen was preceded in death by her mother and father, infant brother Leo Michel and infant sister Jana Kaye, husband Edmund.
She is survived by Jana Abrahamson (Andrew Sherwin) Fargo, ND, Jonathan Abrahamson, Cavalier, ND, Eric Abrahamson, Montevideo, MN, Andrea Abrahamson (Sam Bernstein), Ada, MN, Karl Abrahamson (Erin Brandt Abrahamson) Fargo, ND and Karie Abrahamson Fargo, ND. Grandchildren Jeffrey Wirtz, Krista & Jordan Abrahamson, Hailey, Logan, Abby & Maddie Abrahamson, Audriana (Eric) Lagge, Katelynn Charging & Liljana Abrahamson, Olivia & Hazel Abrahamson.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the United Lutheran Church, Cavalier, ND. Visitation will be held Friday, February 18, 2022 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a 7 p.m. prayer service at the Askew Funeral Home. Askew Funeral Home, Cavalier, in charge of arrangements and full obituary available online. www.askewfuneralhome.com