MADISON – On Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, Karl H. Williams, was peacefully called home by our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ at the age of 76.
He was born in Schuylkill County, PA on Feb. 1, 1937, the son of Harold and Blanche (Bressler) Williams. After graduating from high school in Middletown, PA, Karl joined the U.S. Air Force, where he served four years of duty.
Karl Married Darlene Unterseher on Dec. 24, 1959 in Baltimore, MD. Karl and Darlene would move to Madison where Karl began his career with the U.S. Post Office. He worked for the post office for 36 years, retiring Aug. 27, 1999 as clerk.
Karl enjoyed spending time with his family, especially watching his kids bowl. He love to take the family camping, boating, biking and fishing. He was a good handyman and gardner. Karl volunteered and had a true passion at the Riverwood Food Pantry, from the time it opened until his Alzehiemers would not allow him to be there.
Karl is survived by his wife of 53 years, Darlene; two children, Gregg and Melissa Williams, both of Madison; granddaughter, Kimberly Vilhauer, of Sioux Falls, SD; a brother, Keith (Barb) Williams, of Middletown, PA and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Celebration of Karl’s Life will be held at Roselawn Memorial Park Mausoleum, 401 Femrite Dr., Monona on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 beginning at 3 p.m. with Pastor Joel Alberti officiating. Military honors will follow the service. Visitation will be held at Roselawn Memorial Park Mausoleum on Thursday from 2 p.m. until the time of service.
The family would like to thank the staff’s of Hannah’s House and Southern Care Hospice for there exceptional care of Karl. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Southern Care Hospice, 402 Gammon Pl., Madison, WI 53719.