Loving mother Carla Marie Knutson Biermaier, 62, born in Detroit Lakes and residing in Eden Prairie, Minn., passed away recently.
Carla graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1969 and earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota in 1977.
She had a lifelong passion for reading and literature, as evident in her 37 years of dedicated employment with the Hennepin County Library.
Her mother, Edna Marie Knutson, preceded her in death.
She is survived by her father, Carl Jens Knutson; three children, Brandon, Alysson, and Blake; and sisters, Shila (Roger) Worden and Palma (Fred) Wright.
A visitation was held in Eden Prairie and a memorial service will take place at First Lutheran Church in Detroit
Lakes at 10 a.m. on Saturday, July 5.
Any donations in memorial of Carla can be sent to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org.