Karl Himmel, age 82
of Porter, IN passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Porter Regional
He was born on
November 15, 1936 in Chicago, IL.
Karl is survived by
his daughter, Karen L. Himmel of Chesterton, IN; his wife’s family and
numerous nieces and nephews on both sides.
He was preceded in
death by his wife, Norma (Parker) Himmel; sons, Brian D. Himmel and Stephen
C. Himmel; mother, Helen; step-father, Joe Annello; his four brothers, John,
Charles, Al and Paul; sisters, Dorothy and Betty.
Karl enlisted in
the U.S. Army at the age of 17, at the time of the Korean War. He retired
from Inland Steel in 1990. He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and watched as
many games as possible. Karl always enjoyed cooking and was known for his
homemade pies. He had a big heart, willing to help anyone and supported
A prayer service
will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans
Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN 46304. Cremation to follow.
Private graveside services to be held at a later date. A visitation will be
held on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. until time of service at
7:00 p.m. Memorial donations in Karl’s name to be made to: Opportunity
Enterprises, 2801 Evans Ave., Valparaiso, IN 46383 or
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