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Paul Kenneth Karl

August 5, 1926 October 15, 2014
Paul Kenneth Karl
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PEORIA – Paul Kenneth Karl, 88, of Peoria passed away at 2:55 a.m. Wednesday Oct. 15, 2014. Paul was born on Aug. 5, 1926, in Peoria to Raymond and Marie (Shellabarger) Karl. He is survived by his brother, David Karl of California; his sister, Judith (Bernard) Maroney of Peoria Heights; three nephews, Kevin (Raquel) Maroney of Mexico, and Brian (Jagruti) Maroney and Daniel Karl both of California; four nieces, Sheila Maroney of Peoria Heights, Michelle (John) Kindermann of Brimfield, Marcia (Roger) Schardt of California, and Kathleen (Rick) New of Colorado. Paul served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He attended both the University of Notre Dame and Bradley University. He worked with his father at Karl Radio and Television Service. Paul was a devout Catholic and will be remembered for his attendance at daily Mass. He was a former member of St. Peter and St. Thomas Catholic Churches, and the last 14 years of his life at St. Ann Catholic Church. A funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, at St. Ann Catholic Church. Father Thomas Henseler will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at the church. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery. Memorials may be made to St. Ann Catholic Church or a charity of the donor’s choice. Tributes and condolences may be submitted to


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