Brianna Rae Karsten - 33

9/28/1983 - 7/31/2017

Rockford, Illinois

Brianna Karsten, 33, has gone on to be with the Lord, Monday, July 31st, 2017.  She fought cancer like she fought all obstacles in life, head on. Her faith in God, and love for others gave her purpose and motivation to keep fighting. Brianna attended East High School, graduating top 25 of her class of 2002. She received her Associates degree from Rock Valley College. Brianna was hard working. She always to the one to get things organized and take the lead. At home she loved to decorate her home and cook, DELICIOUS meals for all of her friends and neighbors. Her legacy lives on through her father - Ronald Karsten, siblings; Stephanie Becker [Faith (Jonathan) Ryne], Misty Blair [Justin Blair (Meadow)], Shawn Donnelly & Karissa Williams (Caleb). Many dear friends who were by her side during her battle with cancer. Predeceased by her mother, Gloria Karsten.

Visitation 9-11 a.m., Saturday, August 5, 2017 in Covenant Community Church, 300 College Ave., Rockford with service beginning at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the family would be appreciated.

Visitation:

9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 5, 2017 in Covenant Community Church, 300 College Ave., Rockford

Service:

11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 5, 2017, in Covenant Community Church, 300 College Ave., Rockford

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