A memorial service will be held 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, at the Homer Elks Lodge. His ashes will be scattered in Kachemak Bay.
Karl was born in Unalaska and graduated from the Jesse Lee Home in 1935. He served in the Army during World War II.
Karl lived in Seward, Seldovia, Kalgin Island and Unalaska throughout his life. He retired from fishing in 1974.
Karl enjoyed playing cards, bingo and model shipbuilding. His family stated, "Karl was loved and respected by his family, friends and community. He will be greatly missed."
He is survived by nieces, Margaret Strindberg of Monroe, Wash., Ruth Worrell of Olympia, Wash.; grand nieces, Desirea Austin, Andrea Moehring, Kirsten Scott, Karen Henderson; eight great grandnieces and grandnephews. Peninsula Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.