Farming Rural 21

Karl Katzman

June 13, 1935 ~ July 13, 2020 (age 85)


Karl E. Katzman, 85, of Mulberry, passed away on Monday, July 13, 2020, at Franciscan Health East, in Lafayette. He was born June 13, 1935, in Lafayette, Indiana, to William Karl and Evelyn Louise (Burkhalter) Katzman.  On November 24, 1955, Karl married Marlene Edith Patchett; she preceded him in death on June 23, 2008.

Karl was a lifelong resident of Clinton County. He retired from Alcoa after 40 years as a crane operator. Karl was a member of the Alcoa 25 year club and also a member of Trinity Church. He loved traveling extensively with his wife and enjoyed his farm and working the land. Karl also loved spoiling each one of his grandchildren.

Karl is survived by his son, Karl “Jon” (Joanne) Katzman of Mulberry, his daughter, Karlena (Doug) Marsh also of Mulberry; sisters, Patricia Roberts of Osgood, Indiana and Etta (Dean) Phillips of Mulberry; grandchildren, Keli (Lee) Anthrop, Kevin (Brandy) Marsh, Keri (Klay) Van Antwerp and Katie Katzman; step-grandchildren, Chelsea Smith, Sarah Demic; great-grandchildren, Reece and Ethan and step great grandchildren, Ryan and Ashlynn.

Along with his wife, Karl is preceded in death by his parents; infant daughter, Mary Kathleen; brother, Gerry and a sister, Marlene Harsh. 

Private services will be held at Trinity Church of Mulberry with burial in Fair Haven Cemetery. Arrangements are with Genda Funeral Home of Mulberry.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Church, 103 South Main St., Mulberry, IN 46058. 

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