Karen Edna Chimento
Karen Edna Chimento was born November 19, 1942, in Pengilly, MN, to Everett and Edna (Laird) Hertel. She spent her childhood in the Pengilly area where she was a 1960 graduate of Greenway High School. After graduation she attended the University of Minnesota Duluth where she graduated in 1964 with B.A. degrees in business and art. After graduation, she lived in: St, Paul, MN., and Baldwinsville, NY., before settling back in Wabasha, MN, where she actively enjoyed the natural surroundings.
She is survived by her two children, Brett Chimento, Prior Lake, MN, and Nicole Klein, Rogers, MN, along with two grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Everett and Edna Hertel along with three brothers: Keith Hertel, Duane Hertel, and Kenneth Hertel.
Celebration of Life Visitation will be 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, April 22, 2023 at Abbott Funeral Home & Crematory, Wabasha, MN.
Services entrusted to Abbott Funeral Home & Crematory, Wabasha, MN. www.abbottfh.com