Katrina K. Blouin, 34, Ashville, N.C.

Published 12:00 am Sunday, September 19, 2004

The funeral service for Katrina K. Blouin will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 20,

at First Lutheran Church, of Ellendale. The Rev. Robert Bergland will officiate. Burial will be in Owatonna Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the church. Bonnerup Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

Katrina died on Monday, Sept. 13, 2004, at Mission Hospital, Ashville, N.C. She was 34 years old.

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Katrina was born in Albert Lea, on Aug. 6, 1970, the daughter of Jerome and

Janice (Bell) Blouin. She had been baptized and confirmed at First Lutheran Church in Ellendale. She was a 1988 graduate of NRHEG High School.

During her life, Katrina had lived in Ellendale, Owatonna and for the past six years in North Carolina. She had worked at Owatonna Lamp Co. and Viracon in Owatonna, and a furniture manufacturing company and Humane Society in North Carolina. Katrina was a talented carpenter/artist and enjoyed working with animals and shopping.

Katrina is survived by her parents, Jerome and Tanya Blouin of Ellendale; two sisters: Angela Sikel of Ellendale and Tiffany Mischke of Owatonna; one brother, Daniel Mischke of Hope; nieces and nephews: McKayla and Jacob Sikel of Ellendale

and Sadie Mollenhauer of Owatonna; grandmothers: Millie BelI of Sandstone and Patricia Cassen of Hope; special friend, Jeremy Hollifield of Leicester, N.C.; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Janice Bell; stepmother, Ruth Ann Dodge Blouin; and grandparents: George and Jean Blouin, Clifford Bell and Robert Cassen.