Stephanie K. Triplett, 33

Stephanie Kae Triplett, age 33, of Rockford, passed away Friday, Dec. 20, 2013.

A blessing to her family and the greater community, Stephanie spoke of God’s love and lived out her faith with a generous and joyous spirit. Her soul is in the loving arms of God in Heaven.

Stephanie was born Dec. 7, 1980, in St. Louis Park, Kim and Maria (McCaul) Kaufenberg.

She graduated from Watertown-Mayer High School in 1999, and received a bachelor of psychology degree from the University of Minnesota, Duluth in 2003.

Stephanie married Tom Triplett June 11, 2005, at Our Lady of the Lake in Mound.

Stephanie was active in the church’s ministry by leading a marriage group. She was also very artistic, using her talents with cake baking and decorating, scrapbooking, and creating gifts out of crafts.

She is survived by her husband, Tom; sons Laken, Trais, and Orrin; parents Kim and Maria Kaufenberg; sisters Alison (Knute) Hinderlie and Megan (Nathan) Paulson; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Mass of Christian Burial took place Friday, Dec. 27 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano. Interment was at St. Mary’s of Czestochowa Cemetery, Delano.

Visitation was Thursday, Dec. 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Martha’s Hall of St. Peter Catholic Church, with a 3:30 p.m. rosary service, and 6:30 p.m. time of sharing. Visitation continued Friday, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Martha’s Hall, prior to the Mass.

Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral Home of Delano.

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