Karl went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 4th. Beloved husband of Ruth for 66 years. Loving father of Marie of Michigan, Denise (Tom) and Thomas of Arizona. Grandfather of Geneva of Tennessee. Karl was born in North Tonawanda, NY, the eldest of six and was the last remaining of his generation. Karl was a WWII Veteran of the US Navy and served on the Submarines USS Piper and was a ship keeper on the USS Cod in Cleveland, OH.
Karl died peacefully after suffering from Alzheimer's for several years. Interment and service at The National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, Arizona on Friday, March 9th at 12:30 PM with reception to follow. A second memorial service will be held in Ohio this summer. We will miss this kind, considerate and helpful man.
Online guestbook available at cleveland.com/obituaries.
Published on February 13, 2018