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PURCHASE Lewis Karl It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Karl with his family by his side on June 14, 2019. Karl was born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland on April 21, 1947. He will be missed by his wife Catherine; his son Matthew

PURCHASE Lewis Karl It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Karl with his family by his side on June 14, 2019. Karl was born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland on April 21, 1947. He will be missed by his wife Catherine; his son Matthew (and girlfriend, Haley Riedle); his sisters Elaine Watton and Valerie Pretty (Ray); and his brother Derek (Susan); his nieces Sharon Pippy (Steve) and their son Andrew, Kim Duffy (Matt) and their daughter Abegail, Laura, Nicole and Kathryn Purchase; and his nephews Keith Watton, daughter Brooke and son Jack; and Adrian Roy (Laura) and their daughter Paige; and his brother in law Angus Burr. He was predeceased by his sister Elizabeth and his brother Wayne. Karl served proudly with the RCMP for 30 years in Manitoba. He was a member of St. George's Anglican Church Crescentwood and served on various volunteer committees. Karl had an interest in railways and was a model railroad enthusiast. His passion was the Newfoundland Railway. Over several years, he built an extensive and detailed model railroad layout of the area surrounding Corner Brook, Newfoundland. Karl was loyal, thoughtful and generous, creative, positive and calm with a sense of humour. He was also persistent and determined when working to achieve his goals. The family would like to thank the staff of the Kidney Clinic at Seven Oaks General Hospital and the Peritoneal Dialysis Community Care Group for their assistance and support over the last three years. The family would also like to thank the staff at the Poseidon Care Centre for their compassion and support of Karl and the family during his last days. If friends so wish, donations may be made to the SOGH Foundation Attn: Peritoneal Dialysis Kidney Program, 2300 McPhillips Street Winnipeg, R2V 3M2 or a charity of their choice. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, July 17th at St. George’s Anglican Church (Crecentwood), Winnipeg, Manitoba.



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