Karen Edwards-Ulanowski, 51, Two Harbors, died Thursday, April 27, 2017 at home after a long battle with multiple sclerosis.
She was born on September 18, 1965 to Milton and Lois Kittelson in Willmar, Minnesota and she grew up and attended schools in Atwater. After her marriage to Joel Edwards, they moved to South Carolina and to Two Harbors in 1986. Karen graduated from the College of Saint Scholastica in 1993, and was employed as an advocate at North Shore Horizons for several years. She married Michael Ulanowski in 1996.
Karen enjoyed operating a produce stand in Two Harbors next to Culvers for many years, talking to and meeting new people, fishing, camping, spending time outdoors, watching the river off the deck, gardening, and reading.
She is preceded in death by her parents and brother-in-law, Larry Ulanowski.
Karen is survived by husband, Michael; daughters, Kayla Edwards and Krystal Barrick; a son, John Ulanowski; a granddaughter, Kya Brynn Michaelson; sisters, Linda Johnson, Vicky (Rudy)Wadsworth, and Diane (Clay) Arends; her mother-in-law, Veronica Ulanowski; sisters-in-law, Mary and Deb; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.
Visitation will be from 12 Noon until the 1 PM service on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Cavallin Funeral Home in Two Harbors.