Karl F. Steinbrunner, 90, Valley View Home, formerly of Altoona, died Sunday at the home, following a brief illness.
He was born in Altoona, son of the late Karl F. and Ruth (Coho) Steinbrunner. In 1942 in Winchester, Va., he married Rita J. Maher, who survives.
Karl is also survived by a son, Karl F. Steinbrunner and wife, JoEllen, of Duncansville; a daughter, Carol Dively of Altoona; two grandchildren: Eric and Brian Dively of Altoona; a great grandson, Evan Dively; three brothers: William and Charles of Hollidaysburg and George in Ohio; two sisters: Mary Elizabeth Upright in North Carolina and Catherine Reilly of Hollidaysburg; and his beloved pet dog, Koko.
Karl was preceded in death by three brothers: Robert, Ronald and James; and a sister, Bertha Ott.
Karl was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Lakemont.
He retired as a storehouse clerk from Conrail in 1982, after 38 years of service.
He was an Army veteran of WWII, having served with 773rd Tank Destroyer Unit, was a life member of the Bavarian Aid Society, a member of the Disabled American Veterans Association and was president and treasurer of the Lakemont School's reunion committee.
Friends will be received from 3 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at the Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 8th Ave., Altoona, where a vigil for the deceased will be held. A time for the funeral Mass to be held at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church will be announced in Tuesday's Mirror. Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Karl's memory.