Karin (Pratt) Delger
Karin E. (Pratt) Delger, 68, of Kanawha passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at her home.
Public graveside service will be held Monday, July 27, 2020 at 10:30 AM in Amsterdam Township Cemetery near Kanawha with Pastor Steve Couch officiating.
Visitation will begin at 10:00 AM, Monday, July 27, 2020 at Amsterdam Township Cemetery near Kanawha.
Those planning to attend the graveside service are invited to bring a lawn chair. Those in attendance will be asked to follow social distancing guidelines and encouraged to wear a face covering.
Karin was born in Michigan City, Indiana to John and Betty Pratt. Karin grew up on a farm in Indiana. She was baptized at age 12 and became a member of the Hobart First Christian Church.
She graduated from Portage High School, Portage, Indiana and went on to graduate from Indiana University with degrees in education, business and journalism. She worked in marketing for Indiana University and the insurance industry before making a career change to social work. She worked in several Wisconsin counties in community mental health as a psychotherapist.
Karin married Paul Delger in 2013 and relocated to his hometown of Kanawha, Iowa. Karin served as the Clinical Supervisor for Catholic Charities in Fort Dodge, Iowa and as a mental health therapist for Iowa Specialty Hospital in Belmond and Clarion.
Karin was a life-long learner who had many interests including quilting, art, reading and gardening. She had a big heart for the disadvantaged and certainly displayed the hands and feet of Jesus. She attended the Britt Free Church.
Karin is survived by her husband, Paul Delger; niece Catherine Pratt (Charles); her friend Susan Fenton; and many cousins.
She is predeceased by her parents, brother John Michael, her friend Marcia Beckman.