Karla Marie Sturdy
02/13/1945 - 03/21/2019
Karla M. Sturdy, 74, passed away Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Essentia Health Northern Pines in Aurora. Per her request, no services will be held. Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia.
Karla Marie Sturdy was born February 13, 1945. Her maternal grandmother was the first college educated and licensed woman school teacher in the state of Wisconsin. Following in her footsteps, Karla became an accomplished school teacher, teaching at Nett Lake School, Heart of the Earth
School, Lac Courte Oreille Ojibwa School, as well as several schools on the Iron Range. She volunteered to chaperone school dances, when other teachers were unavailable, in order to facilitate the children’s social activities and the kids loved her for it. Karla had a strong positive attitude and many friends.
She is survived by her brother, Rand Sturdy of Virginia.
She was preceded in death by her parents.