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Thomas Raymond Karle

July 14, 1944 — December 7, 2013



Thomas Raymond Karle of Lubbock, Texas passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at the age of 69.  He was born July 14, 1944 in Rocky Ford, Colorado to Alex and Emma (Meisner) Karle and moved to the Garden City area in 1955.  Thomas was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Vietnam.  He also attended Garden City Junior College and earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Ft. Hays Kansas State College.  Thomas worked as a pump specialist with Goulds Pumps in Garden City and Lubbock for more than 35 years.

Those left to cherish his memory are his brother, Robert Karle of Topeka, KS; two sisters, Kathy Wood of Pratt, KS and Carol Peters of Damascus, OR; and numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

Thomas was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, James, John and Alex Karle.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.  The family suggests memorials to the charity of your choice.

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