Karen Sue Frank, daughter of Jacob Frank & Esther Batt, was born 21 May 1947 in Billings, Montana. She grew up in Park City, Montana, and in 1968 won the Miss Eastern Montana College pageant. She won the Miss Montana pageant, and represented Montana in the Miss America pageant. She later married George Yost.
Karen's Volga German ancestors immigrated from the colonies of Kautz and Dietel.
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