Karl G. Hoehl
Born: July 22, 1933
Died: January 3, 2013 - At the home of his daughter with family in Florida.
After a long battle with cancer, Gliablastoma Multiform
Immigrated to the U.S. in 1952
20 years Army veteran
CW4 10th Special Forces Airborne
Lead countless Special Forces mission
Appointment to rank of Chief warrant Officer by President John F. Kennedy
Decorated: Purple Heart, The Bronze Star Medal with Valor, The Silver Star Medal and the Distinguished Service Cross.
Graduated: Daniel Webster College and Harvard University, the Kennedy School of Government
After active duty retirement 20 years working for the Department of the Army and Defense Department.
Survived by his six children and 7 grandchildren
My father was born to in Germany, he lived on land which had been in his family for over 300 years. The house he grew up in was 300 years old. He chose to come to America after his family and country was devastated during world war 2. Feeling a great debt to the U.S. military he joined the army as soon as he arrived in America. He spent his life in service to the U.S. in both active duty and as a civilian working for the government. He was a decorated war hero, a wonderful father and a kind friend to all that had the opportunity to meet him.