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Karl G. Birkhofer

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“Dear Ingrid,Heartfelt sympathy on your dear father's passing. We loved your parents, and were happy they were our lifelong friends. What a...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“I remember Karl as I met him, age 96, a very courtly, very impressive man. He told me his fascinating history of his coming to Hampton and working in...Read More »
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“Liebe Ingrid und Familie, wir sind sehr, sehr traurig ueber den Tod eures Vaters, Schwiegervaters und Grossvaters. Wir werden ihn, so wie auch seine...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Alfred and Bernd - friend

“I think of Karl as a person who was strong of spirit and faith. I particularly remember him as a debonair well-dressed gentleman with many interests....Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Debbie - friend

“Ingrid,We will forever remember your father. He was extremely knowledgeable and very sociable. Please accept our condolences for your loss and may...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: - Chesapeake, VA

“Ingrid, So sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Barb and I were his and your mother's neighbors. We loved their stories and their interactions with...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Larry Harvey - Hampton, VA

“Karl had a very interesting life caught up in a very turbulent time in history. He had such stories to tell and jokes to share! Ingrid, Lex, Alex,...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

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Karl was born on April 19, 1920 and passed away on Friday, April 6, 2018.

Karl was a resident of Virginia at the time of passing.

Unable to go home once the war started, Karl remained in America, joined the army, and eventually became an American citizen of which he was always happy to tell anyone who would listen.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated 11:00 AM Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church by Rev. Msgr.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Tuesday April 17, 2018 , 11:00 AM at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.