Saara Raappana, age 48, of Marshall, Minnesota, died under the care of hospice with family at her side on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, at her home.  Her family will be hosting a Celebration of Life Memorial Gathering from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2024, in the Clubhouse (part of the Football Field Suites) at The Schwan Regional Event Center on the Southwest Minnesota State University campus. Parking will be available in the RA Lot, south of the stadium.  Family requests that flowers not be sent, directions for memorial donations will be coming soon.  Arrangements are with the Hamilton Funeral Home in Marshall.