Ronald E. Karnafel

RONALD E. KARNAFEL WARD, AR Ronald E. Karnafel, age 69, of Ward, AR, formerly of Valparaiso and Hammond, IN, was born June 25, 1944 and passed away on October 16, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents: Metro and Ethel Karnafel; and two nieces. He is survived by his wife, Carol (nee Neel) Karnafel; daughter, Niccole (A.J.) Beckwith; three grandchildren: Tyler, Tristen, and Jessica all of Ward, AR; son, Christian Karnafel; brothers: James (Betty) Karnafel, Raymond Karnafel; several nieces and nephews; father-in-law, William Neel; brother-in-law and sister-in-law: Bill and Shirley Murray. He retired from Inland Steel with 38 years of service and later worked at Fagen Pharmacy in Valparaiso and was a Vietnam Veteran. Family will receive friends at 10:00 a.m. with services to follow at 11:00 a.m. at the Fagen-Miller Funeral Home, 1920 Hart street in Dyer on Saturday, November 16, 2013.

Funeral Home

Fagen-Miller Funeral Home
1920 Hart Street Dyer, IN 46311
(219) 865-2881

Published in The Times from Nov. 14 to Nov. 15, 2013