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Karkula, Martin
88, of Chandler, AZ passed away Friday, November 27, 2015. Martin was born on June 8, 1927 in Weslaco, TX to parents John J. and Bessie Karkula. Martin was a Veteran, serving in the National Guard, followed by enlisting in the Army during the Korean War. Martin was a lineman by trade. He is preceded in death by his parents and siblings: Melva, Helen, Eva, Gracie, Delia, Richard and Harold. Surviving siblings are Anna Wallace and Ernie Karkula. Martin is the uncle to over 80 nephews, nieces, grand-nephews and grand-nieces. He lived the majority of his life in Chandler with stops in Texas and Utah. Martin was a devoted son, brother and uncle. He enjoyed working outdoors, fishing and being with family. Services will be held on Thursday, December 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm at Mountain View Funeral Home, 7900 E Main St. Mesa, AZ 85207. Services will then continue graveside, where military honors will be rendered.

Published in The Arizona Republic on Dec. 2, 2015
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