Jared Lynn Karl

1941 - 2018


Jared Lynn Karl, 76 yrs, of Jackson, MI, died Tuesday October 23, 2018, in Arbor Hospice Residence, Saline, MI, after a courageous battle with cancer. Friends may call at the Capaul Funeral Home, Ida, MI, Sunday, October 28, 2018, from 2-8 PM. He will lie in state on Monday October 29, 2018, from 10 AM until the services at 11 AM, in Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Ida, MI, Pastor Ted Kerr III will officiate. Cremation will occur after.


Jared "Jerry" was born November 8, 1941 in Toledo, OH, to Joseph and Louise (Reiter) Karl. He graduated from Blissfield High School and then entered the US Air Force and served in Vietnam. Jerry worked at Goodyear Tire in Toledo and attended the University of Toledo. He then worked for Consumers Energy for 30 years and retiring in 2007. Jerry was a very kind and loving husband, dad and grandfather who enjoyed air shows, military history, road trips and gardening.


He was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, Robert Karl. He is survived by his wife, Mary and his sons, Brian (Sarah) and Steven and twin grandchildren, Louisa and Jamison Karl and sisters Carolyn (Don) Martin and Rosemary Jarmon.


In lieu of flowers, memorials to Arbor Hospice Foundation, 2366 Oak Valley Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48103-8944.