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Ronald Joseph "Ron"  Carl
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society c/o St. Ann Cathloic Church
    12648 East D Avenue
    Augusta, MI 49031
  • Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist
    4597 Warren Road
    Warren, MI 48105

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“I'm sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Carol Lukeman - Classmate

“Rest in peace, Ron, with your beloved Brenda. ”
2 of 13 | Posted by: Diane Woodruff - Plainwell, MI

“To all the Carl family,I am so sorry to hear of Ron's passing. I just learned today. I think the greatest tribute to Ron and Brenda is the...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Mero - Kalamazoo, MI

“My sincere condolences to the entire Carl Family. Your father/grandfather was a kind and thoughtful man. He will be missed. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Cathy Metzler

“For the family, my sincerest sympathies go out to you all for the loss of your father. He was such a nice man, gentle, quiet and kind. Both he and...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Kim Sikkema (Pavlack) - Augusta, MI

“May you soul rest in peace Ron.. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Bob and Bert Renauld - Kalamazoo, MI

“To the Carl family. I am very saddened to hear the loss of your father. Mr. Carl was a great person My thoughts and prayers go out to the family, ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Ron Pavlack - Plainwell, MI

“To the family. Our deepest sympathy in your loss of your father, grandfather. Our families share many memories, some good, some not so, when our...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Nancy Flipse - Kalamazoo, MI

“Rest in peace Ron. ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Bob and Bert Renauld - Kalamazoo, MI

“I'm deeply saddened by the passing of Mr. Carl, one of the great men I have been privileged to know during my lifetime. Among other things, he was a...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Mike VanBuren - Richland Township, MI

“Our deepest sympathy to all the Carl family.Ron & Brenda were like brother & sister to us.Ken grew up as a neighbor with Ron & hunted & fished...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Kenneth & Mae Herder - KALAMAZOO, MI

“No bond is as great as that between a parent and child. Our deepest condolences are with you as you grieve. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: jerry , fran rood - ada, MI

“So sorry for your loss. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Linda Ludwig - Logansport, IN


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Ronald Joseph "Ron" Carl of Kalamazoo, MI

Ron, age 87, died Wednesday evening, April 8, 2020 at his residence with his loving children at his side.

Ron, the son of Joseph H. and Marie T. (Stirner) Carl, was born in Kalamazoo on January 4, 1933; was a lifetime resident and a 1951 graduate of St. Augustine Catholic High School. He retired in 1997 from Hammond Machinery of Kalamazoo after 47 years of faithful service as an Electrician and Service Manager. He was an active member of St. Ann Catholic Church, Augusta, MI. Ron was a man of great faith who loved the Lord and the Blessed Mother. He spent several hours each day in prayer for his family. Ron's hobbies included bowling, fishing, hunting, gardening and maintaining his property.

Ron was united in marriage to the former, Brenda Marie Nemedi in St. Augustine Cathedral, Kalamazoo on June 14, 1952 and she sadly preceded him in death on February 20, 2016. Surviving are three daughters, Diane M. Carl of Delton, MI, Janet K. (Roy) Tyler of Constantine, MI and Julie A. (John) Ehlich of Kalamazoo; four sons, Daniel J. (Tami) Carl of Kalamazoo, Deacon Michael A. (Mary) Carl of Richland, MI, James R. (Janice) Carl of Comstock, MI and Thomas R. Carl of Traverse City, MI; nineteen precious grandchildren and twenty three great grandchildren. Ron was also preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Richard Carl.

Due to the Health Crisis, a private, family service and interment in Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Kalamazoo were held on Monday, April 13th. When we can safely gather again, a memorial Mass to celebrate Ron's life will be held at St. Ann Catholic Church. Interment was in Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery, Kalamazoo, MI. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Ron's honor may be directed to the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Ann Catholic Church, 12648 East D Avenue, Augusta, MI 49012 or the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, 4597 Warren Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, The Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel (269-629-6022) is assisting Ron's family.