Karen LaRae DeGroot, age 59, of Ruthton, Minnesota, died peacefully on Friday, November 5, 2021 at the Pipestone County Hospice House in Pipestone, Minnesota.  Funeral Services will be held on Thursday morning at 10:30 at the Country Church in Ruthton with burial at the Holland Cemetery.  Visitation will be held at the church on Wednesday evening from 4:00 to 8:00 with a time of remembrance at 7:00.  The Hartquist Funeral Home’s Tyler Chapel is handling the arrangements.