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July 14, 1966 – Friday, August 24, 2018

Service Information
Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, MN
Friday, August 31, 2018
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Chilson Funeral Home-Winsted, MN
Thursday, August 30th, 2018
4-8 P.M.

Sue Forsman, age 52, of Howard Lake passed away on Friday, August 24th, 2018 at her residence. She was diagnosed with cancer in March of 2017.
She was born July 14, 1966 in Austin, Minnesota the daughter of Frank A. and Bonnie (Rosenthal) Karnes.

Sue was a very caring Mom! She was always willing to help others. She enjoyed going to the casino, playing bingo, camping and the outdoors.
Sue was formerly employed at Littfin’s and was also a bartender at Keg’s Bar.

Survived by her three children: Nathan Helland and Amber (Nicholaus) Schreppel all of Hutchinson and Paige Forsman of Cokato; two grandchildren: Hendrix and McKinley; her mother: Bonnie Karnes; siblings: Frank Karnes, Deb (Joe) Kirsch, Mike Karnes, Matt (Trish) Karnes and Jessica (Nathan) Wilhelmi; many nieces, nephews and friends.

Preceded in death by her father Frank Karnes, an infant brother Christopher Karnes and infant nephew Andrew Karnes.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial for Sue Forsman will be held on Friday, August 31st, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Father Tony Stubeda will be the Celebrant. Urn Bearer will be her son Nathan Helland.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, August 30th from 4-8 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted. A Prayer Service will be held at 6:00 P.M. Further visitation will be held on Friday morning, August 31st from 9:30-10:30 A.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted.

Arrangements for Sue Forsman are by The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted.

4 Guestbook Entries

  1. Patricia Elsmore

    Dear Paige and Family,
    My family and I are sending our condolences to you and everyone touched by Sue’s warm and loving presence. We are grieving with you, sending thoughts and prayers.
    Hope you can find comfort and hope during this difficult time.
    The Elsmore Family

  2. Jim and Teresa Vejrosta

    Paige and all of Sue’s family; You have our deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother, daughter and sister. Sue was a great person and we will miss your beautiful smile and great personality. May the Lord comfort you all at this time and may the Lord welcome Sue into his heavenly kingdom for all eternity.
    Rest in Peace, Sue

  3. Jerome Lindquist

    Sorry for your loss, we will keep you and your family in our prayers.

    Jerome & Dawn Lindquist

  4. Buck & Stacy Twardy

    Nathan and Amber; We are heartbroken to hear of Sue’s passing. I have so many wonderful memories of our friendship and all the time we spent together when you were growing up. Your Mom was such a genuine caring person, and her smile and laugh will always be remembered. Rest in Peace Sue until you are reunited with your family.


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