Karl K. Kimmel Sr.


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Karl K. Kimmel Sr., 56, of 405 Baltimore Street, Donaldson, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 at his residence.

He was born on Friday, June 21, 1957, in Pottsville, a son of the late Kenneth E. and Miriam H. Artz Kimmel.

He was a 1975 graduate of Pine Grove High School and had attended North Schuylkill Vo Tech.

He was a maintenance technician for Post Precision, Strausstown before becoming disabled.

Karl enjoyed hunting, fishing, and motorcycle riding.

He is survived by a son, Karl K. Kimmel, Jr. of Pottsville; a sister, Patricia A. Hatter of Donaldson; two nephews, Robin A. Hatter, Jr. of Donaldson and Michael E. Hatter of Pine Grove; a niece, Vicki A. Barry of Donaldson; and four great nephews.

Funeral services were held at the Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, with the Rev. Curtis Zemencik officiating.

Burial was in Donaldson Cemetery, Donaldson.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Spinal Research Foundation, 1831 Wiehle Avenue, Suite 200, Reston, VA 20190.

Condolences can be left for the family at www.buffingtonreed.com.

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