Karen Louise Artrup

1948–2015 (Age 67)
Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Karen Louise

When Karen Louise Artrup was born on 16 May 1948, in Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States, her father, Ernest Edward Artrup, was 22 and her mother, Rosie Arlene Kelley, was 19. She died on 12 December 2015, in Aberdeen, Brown, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Edward Artrup
Rosie Arlene Kelley
Wilma Jean ARTRUP
Karen Louise Artrup
Debra Ann ARTRUP
Ernest Edward ARTRUP Jr.

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1949 · NATO is Established

Age 1

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.
1954 · Worlds Largest Christmas Store

Age 6

Wally Bronner opened what would become the world's largest Christmas Store in 1954 as a result of successfully creating custom Christmas panels for city lampposts. Since then, the Frankenmuth store has expanded to a 27 acre landscaped lot with over 50,000 Christmas related items in his store. Bronner's attracts over two million guests per year.
1966 · The Freedom of Information Act

Age 18

Is a federal law that requires that full or partial disclosure of all previously unreleased government documents or information to be given upon request.

Name Meaning

Probably Danish or southern Swedish in origin, a respelling of a habitational name formed with -rup ‘village’, ‘hamlet’ (Old Norse þorp) as the second element.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Story Highlight

Margaret Kelley Walker

Karen & I had a lot of memorable times together... Too numerous to count... She was only 3 years younger then me (Her Mother Rosie's youngest sister) So we shared our younger life & also teen years cl …

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Sources (3)

  • Karen L Artrup, "California Marriage Index, 1960-1985"
  • U.S. City Directories, 1822-1989
  • California, Marriage Index, 1960-1985

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