KLIPFEL KARL K. age 79 January 18, 2013. Beloved husband of Shirley for 52 years. Loving father of Rebecca Klipfel, Katie (Don) Kirkpatrick and the late William (Donna Klipfel-Tuka). Grandfather of David, Douglas, Julia and William. Brother of the late Ernest Klipfel. Also many nieces, nephews, and friends. Memorial Gathering at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 1368 N. Crooks Rd. (between 14-15 Mile Rds.) Friday 4-7 p.m. Memorial Service at First United Methodist Church, 1589 W. Maple, Birmingham, Saturday 1 p.m. Memorials appreciated to Cass Community Social Services. Obituary and condolences at lynchfuneraldirectors.com
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The 79th Street family will miss him very much ! We are thinking of you and family and wish we were closer in miles to give you a Hug. Mike and Rose Mary
So long old friend. What memories we had. I am very sorry I cannot be there for you and your family. There will be a hole in my life knowing you are no longer there. Tom
I remember Karl very fondly even though I didn't know him well. A real gentleman. Always upbeat. A great model for the new people coming up in the organization.Karl was one of the "good guys". Prayers to the family.
My heart is broken for all of us. xoxo
Karl's positive outlook and upbeat attitude were always welcome. I know the family has many good memories to cherish because of Karl ... David Beamer
Dear Ones....He was a wonderful man and was so dear to me. I love you all Adrienne
Dear Shirley, Jim and I enjoyed meeting Karl and shared hisr mutual enthusiasm for modern pharmaceuticals and analytical chemistry. We are saddened by your loss and that of your family. May your memories of the good years of laughter and fun bless you forever, Judy (Lindberg) and Jim Shoolrty
Sorry to hear of Karl passing. Karl was a true professional when I worked with him at Amdahl. Everybody looked up to Karl as the senior guy who knew the business, the company and had great relationships wih his accounts. A great personnality...everything was always " super fantastic" and very positive even in the tough times. God bless his family, he was a great person.
The Hartson family is sorry. We are thinking about you all.