Kristine Mae Canfield, age 59

Kristine Mae Canfield

Brooklyn Park
May 7, 1959 - January 18, 2019

Kristine Mae Canfield (nee Norlin) of Brooklyn Park passed away unexpectedly on Friday, January 18, 2019.

She was born to Carl (Ted) and Betty Norlin on May 7, 1959. Kris grew up in Cold Spring, MN and graduated from Rocori High School in 1976.  She worked for Gold ‘N Plump and then went on to become certified as a dog groomer where she worked at Royal Pet. Kris was also employed by the University of MN and worked in the Food Service Department for 17 years until her death.  

Kris will be remembered as a kind and generous soul to many.  She was an animal lover and a knowledgeable horticulturalist.  She shared her gardening talents with many neighbors, friends, and relatives. Her favorite place to be was outside and appreciating the beauty of nature. 

Kris will be sadly missed by her son, Clint Canfield, brothers, Daniel (Patti) Norlin of Surprise, AZ,  Steven (Diane) Norlin of Pine River, MN, sister, Becky Schlangen of Glenwood, MN and her faithful canine companion, Ramu, along with cousins, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and many friends.

Preceding her in death are her parents Carl (Ted) and Betty Norlin and stepmother Eunice (Grausam) Norlin.  A private family gathering to celebrate Kris’s life will be held in the summer at her favorite vacation place up north.

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