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Friedel "Fred"  Karl
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Our Lady of the Valley
    111 Wells Ave.
    Middleburgh, NY 12122

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“I love you Opa. Miss you every day ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Nicole Rodriguez - Virginia Beach, VA

“So sorry to hear of Friedel's passing. Rest in peace Mr. Karl. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Rebecca Pimentel - Kissimmee, FL

“Glad to have known Fred, both Anneliese Siebertz and I met him at German Club Christmas parties at the Bull's Head in Coibleskill and enjoyed our...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Robert Moeller - Glens Falls, NY

“I love you, Opa. Still missing you and thinking of you everyday. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Nicole Rodriguez - Virginia Beach, VA

“Dear Anne. I am so sorry for your loss. I think of you often. Love Clara ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Clara Potter - Preston Hollow, NY

“God bless you Anne and your family. Just a friend down the road always remember that. Rosemary ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Rosemary Yanson - Schoharie, NY

“My beloved grandfather, words will never be able to explain how much I loved and admired this man. I miss him tremendously but his memory lives...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Nicole Rodriguez - Virginia Beach, VA

“My prayers and heavy heart go out to the Karl family, in particular Anneliese. When Fred use to walk every day I would stop and we would talk about...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Garret Westerveld - Middleburgh, NY

“Our thoughts and prayers to all of the Karl family - special regards to Anna. Fred's contagious laugh always came with a story - whether it was of...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Karen & Jeffrey Bixby - NY


Middleburgh- Friedel "Fred" Karl, 80, of Bixby Road, died Sunday, May 6, 2012 at his residence with his family at his side.

Born March 20, 1932 in Germany, he was the son of Johann and Frieda (Keim) Karl. Fred was a self employed cabinet maker all his life.

Survivors include his wife, Anneliese (Scherg) Karl; his two children: Linda (Eric) Rodriguez of Virginia Beach, VA, and Peter (Donna) Karl of Glastenbury, CT; six grandchildren: Jessica, Anthony, Nicole, Joseph, Daniel and Victoria; and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at Mereness-Putnam Funeral Home, 171 Elm St., Cobleskill. Officiating will be Father Thomas Holmes of Our Lady of the Valley Church in Middleburgh. Friends are also invited to a period of visitation to be held at the funeral home prior to the service from 10 to 11 AM, Tues.

Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Valley Church, 111 Wells Ave., Middleburgh, NY 12122 or Catskill Area Hospice and Palliative Care, 795 E. Main St., Suite 11, Cobleskill, NY 12043.