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“My Thoughts and prayers are with the family.May the Lord comfort and be with you.Love and PrayersNancy Nunn ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Nancy Nunn - W. Columbia, SC

“Semper Fi! I had the pleasure to know Mr. Karst and very proud of him. He was a real American Hero. He was kind and very patriotic. A fine...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“I met Mr. Karst when he was at jlal. I always loved to listen to all of his stories. He was so full of life. He taught me how to defend myself if...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Anita Jackson - Swansea, SC

“Mr. Karst had a profound impact on my life. His faith, generosity, love of country and community, were stronger than anyone else I ever met. He was a...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Jim Modzelewski - Minneapolis, MN

“Always enjoyed our conversations. Al was always a man of his word, one whom you could trust and depend on. He truly loved his country and served it...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Terry Hughey - Irmo, SC

“Mr. Karst helped my son, Adam, become confident and a gentleman. Mr. Karst was loved by all the young people he was teaching much more than Tae Kwan...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Rose-Marie Smith - Columbia, SC

“John & Carolyn Karst ”
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“Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: The Staff of Temples-Halloran Funeral & Cremation Services - SC

Albert was born on January 6, 1922 and passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2016.

Albert was a resident of Irmo, South Carolina at the time of his passing.

e proudly served in the United States Marines during WWII, then joined the United States Army and retired after 20 years of military service. Albert founded the Irmo Tae Kwan Do Club, for 12 years as owner and operator, he received the Governor Award for the Community Service by the Tae Kwan Do Club.

He was married to Erma McCracken Karst'& Edna Presley Larson.

Funeral services for Albert L. Karst, 94, of Irmo, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 13, 2016 at Temples Halloran Funeral Home Chapel, 5400 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29212. The Reverend Charles Wells will officiate. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, 501 Elmwood Avenue, Columbia, SC 29201 with full military honors. The family will greet friends from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at the funeral home. Visitation

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OCT 12. 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Temples-Halloran Funeral & Cremation Services
5400 Bush River Rd.
Columbia, SC, US, 29212
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Map data '2016 Google
Terms of UseGet Driving Directions
OCT 13. 11:00 AM

Temples-Halloran Funeral Home Chapel
5400 Bush River Road
Columbia, SC, US, 29212
Order Flowers for the Service
Guaranteed delivery before Albert 's
Service begins.
Cemetery Details
Elmwood Cemetery
501 Elmwood Avenue
Columbia, SC, 29201.

Memorials may be made to the Quilts of Valor Foundations, PO Box 728, Lebanon, NH 03766, designate for South Carolina.