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Joshua Matthew Karsnia 1987-2013

Joshua Matthew Karsnia, 25, of Perham, died unexpectedly on Feb. 3 in his home. A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, Feb. 7, beginning at 11 a.m. at St. Henry's Catholic Church in Perham, with Father Matthew Kuhn officiating. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 6, from 4-8 p.m. at Schoeneberger Funeral Home, with a prayer service at 7. Visitation will also be held one hour prior to the funeral mass at the church.

Josh was born Sept. 22, 1987 in Perham, the son of Steve and Mary (Malikowski) Karsnia.

Josh loved farming. His favorite animals were pigs. He also had goats, ducks and his latest addition was a donkey named Jack. He also enjoyed fishing; both ice fishing and summer fishing. He was out on Feb. 2 and caught a nice northern that he was very happy about.

Surviving Josh is his two-year-old son, Mason, who he loved dearly; his parents, Steve and Mary; his brothers, Danny and Ben; his sister, Samantha; his grandparents, Stanley and Marie Malikowski; his great-grandma, Elaine Johnson; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and good friends.

Preceding Josh in death are his grandparents, John and Rosemary Karsnia; his great-grandparents, Matt and Marie Malikowski, Ed and Pauline Karsnia and Andy Johnson.

Josh will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Schoeneberger Funeral Home, Perham, is handling the arrangements. For online condolences, visit