Michael Karl

Obituary of Michael A. Karl

Michael A. Karl of Hopatcong, NJ passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 surrounded by his loving family. He was 53 years old. Michael was born on July 19, 1968 at Ramstein Air Base in West Germany to the late John J. and Vivian Karl. Michael was a graduate of Hopatcong High School class of 1986. From there, his academic journeys took him to Michigan and Chicago, earning a degree in psychology from Michigan State University, as well as a PhD in Chiropractic Medicine from the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois. Those who knew Michael knew him as a quiet and caring individual. He was always willing to help out family, friends, or anyone who was in need. He spent his early adult life helping the less fortunate in Michigan and Chicago. Michael enjoyed reading and spending time on the computer, but most importantly he loved spending time with his cherished family. Michael is survived by his mother, Vivian Karl, brother John Karl & his wife, Modesta, and cherished niece/goddaughter, Katherine. Michael's Life Celebration will include a joint Memorial Service to be announced by the family in the future that will celebrate the lives of both Michael and his loving father John. Michael will be laid to rest privately at Stanhope Union Cemetery in Mt. Olive Twp., NJ. For memorial donations, please consider St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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