WINTHROP- Karen Melius, 86, of Winthrop, died on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012, at the Winthrop Good Samaritan Center in Winthrop.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at Peace Lutheran Church in Winthrop, due to a scheduling conflict with First Lutheran Church. Burial will be in the Winthrop Cemetery. Memorials preferred.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at the Dalin-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Winthrop. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service at the church.
Karen Alma (Drill) Melius was born on Oct. 23, 1925, in Courtland, to Alfred and Alma (Palmquist) Drill.
Karen is survived by her children, Linda Daube of Manchester, Conn., Linda Larson of Greenfield, Thomas Melius of Mayer, Janet Rettmann of Winthrop, Denise Melius of Vadnais Heights, Dana Melius of Winthrop, and Jeffrey Melius of Champlin; 16 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and sister, Marjorie Lindstrand of Winthrop.