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Published May 03, 2013, 12:00 AM

Karen “Bama” Schmechel

Karen “Bama” Schmechel, 68 of Fargo, began her heavenly life as our guardian angel on Monday, April 29, 2013, at Regions Hospital in St. Paul, MN.

Karen Louise Bosh was born November 4, 1944 in Lankin, ND, daughter of Bill and Georgia (Maixner) Bosh. She was raised in the Brocket-Lakota, ND area and graduated from Lakota High School in 1962. She began her career as a telephone operator for Northwestern Bell Phone Company in 1961 at the age of 17 and retired in 2001.

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