Richard C. Karpe
1936 - 2021
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Richard C. Karpe

Cincinnati - Karpe, Richard C. Born in May of 1936, Richard was preceded in death by mother Rose, Father Lawrence, Sister Gayle, and Wife Betti (nee Butler). Richard honorably served in the US Coast Guard in the late 1950's and began his career with the Cincinnati Police Department in 1960, retiring in 1989 as a Lieutenant. Richard is survived by his two sons Allen (Joshua) and Jeff (Julie), Granddaughters Ella, Rebecca, and Sophia. He loved his family and friends more than himself. His generous spirit will continue to live on in the many lives he has touched. He will be greatly missed for his cherished guidance, kindness, and fairness to others. A visitation will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday May 12, 2021 until the time of service's at 11:00am, at Spring Grove Funeral Home, 4389 Spring Grove Ave. Cincinnati, OH In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. To leave online condolences please to to www.springgrove.org




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Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer from May 7 to May 9, 2021.
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May 9, 2021
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