Richard Karmann Jr.
Rank Unknown, Retired
Entered Into Eternal Rest
Sunday, December 25, 2005
Richard Karmann Jr. died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial
He was born July 1, 1947, in Chapman, the son of Richard and
Hoppi Louise Young Karmann. He graduated from Chapman High School in 1965. He
received a master’s degree in computer science.
Richard served in the U.S. Air Force from 1966 to 1987 as
a Combat Controller, and he was stationed in Taiwan during the Vietnam War. He
worked for Informix Software in Lenexa for 17 years, and he and his wife owned
and operated The Studio Too and Karmann’s Clock Repair in McLouth since 1991.
He married Mary Sue Sparks on Jan. 4, 1967, in Topeka. She
survives, of the home.
Other survivors include two sons, Richard III, Scott Air
Force Base, Ill., and Charles, McLouth; two daughters, Karen Sue Karmann-McIntosh,
Sumter, S.C., and Barbara Jean Karmann, McLouth; three brothers, Rex, Junction
City, Russell, Maynard, Ark., and Robert, Larned; three sisters, Ruby Karmann,
Piedmont, S.D., Ruth Karmann, Nebraska, and Rosalie Karmann, Wichita; a
stepmother, Ruby Karmann, Junction City; and three grandchildren.