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Taps: Karl Charles Book, Jr.

February 24, 2020

Karl Charles Book, Jr., 77 years old, passed on January 30, 2020 at the Palolo Chinese Home. Karl was born in Wailuku, Maui to Karl Charles Book, Sr. and Mary Deniz on July 19, 1942. He graduated from Roosevelt High in 1960. He served in the National Guard for 6 years as an Engineer Sergeant and as a Refuse Crew Leader for the City & County of Honolulu for 36 years before retiring. 

Karl, who was a gifted man, was able to fix anything, spent his retirement helping others. He enjoyed bowling with his friends and shared his knowledge of health and the Bible with all he came in contact with. 

Karl is survived by his wife of 55 years, Stevelynn. His children: Karl, III, (Lehua), Krystal Aikau, (Shannon), and Karlene Bolt. Grandchildren: Kamalani, Halei and Mahealani. Great-Grandchild: Pilialoha. Sisters: Irma Kazmerzak and Connie Kea. 

Service at Hawaiian Memorial Park Mortuary, 45-425 Kamehameha Hwy, Friday, February 28, 11 am visitation, 12 noon service.

Retiree News extends heartfelt sympathy to Karl’s family and friends.

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