Kristin Sanne-Gundersen passed away on October 2nd, 2022, in her home in Lafayette, Colorado. She was 58 years old.
Kristin was born on September 30th, 1964, at the Norwegian Hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y. She was the daughter of Jorunn and Bjorn F Sanne-Gundersen. She is survived by her two children, Camille Libouban-Gundersen and Erik Libouban-Gundersen, Mother Jorunn Sanne-Gundersen and Sister Anne M Sanne-Gundersen.
Kristin graduated from Cedar Ridge H.S. in Old Bridge N.J. in 1982. She went on to receive her Bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J. in 1987. She took a year off from Rutgers to attend the Norwegian Technical University, NTNU, in Trondheim, Norway where she studied computer science, as well as the Norwegian language and history. After graduation she worked as a Computer Software Engineer for Lockheed Martin in N.J. She also worked for Lockheed Martin as an intern while attending college.
Kristin moved to Norway where she worked for Telenor the Norwegian State Telecommunications Company. There she met Olivier Libouban and they decided to move back to the US. They settled in Boulder, CO where Kristin worked again for Lockheed Martin. She was later diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. In 1993, she married Olivier and had two children, Camille and Erik. Kristin was a loving Mother and devoted her life to raising her children.
Kristin was a bright, warm and caring person. Her passions included genealogy and she became an expert researcher. She made connections with several family members in a variety of countries including, The United States, Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands and the East Indies. She volunteered for The Carnegie Library for Local History, in Boulder CO. She loved to travel and dreamed about seeing the whole world. She was an avid reader and loved to learn. She was a generous soul and had a beautiful spirit, was kind to everyone and had a deep spirituality. She was authentically and wholeheartedly there for those in her life. She will be very much missed.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Heifer International, an organization Kristin felt strongly about.