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Karen Dustin


Karen M. Dustin (Nee) Peterson went home to be with our Lord April 1, 2019 in Des Moines, IA.


She was the firstborn child of Peter C. and Ruth (Batty) Peterson, in Portland, OR.

Karen is survived by her loving husband, Jim Dustin of their New Virginia, IA home, also surviving Karen are her sons; Michael McArthur of WA, Steve of WA; twin daughters, Jan Niemier (Jim) of MN, Jo Amon (Bill) of FL; 6 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; brother ,David; sisters, Linda (Jack), Elle (Loren); two nieces; five nephews and too many friends and loved ones to list individually.

Karen had a great love of music and was able to play many instruments and even wrote her own music.


Karen is greatly missed.  We have been blessed having her in our lives.







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