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December 3, 2013

Karl B. Guernsey, 74; Memphis

Funeral services for Karl B. Guernsey, 74, Memphis, will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at Garr Funeral Home, Sellersburg, with burial in Sellersburg Cemetery. He died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Rolling Hills Nursing Home, New Albany.

He served his country in the United States Army, retired from Ford Motor Company, and was a member of American Legion Post 204, Sellersburg and Speed Memorial Church.

Survivors include sons, Paul David Guernsey, Hardinsburg, and Byron Guernsey and his wife, Kati, Charlestown; daughters, Cheryl Striegel and her husband, Brian, Memphis, and Peggy Sue Kirchhofer, Memphis; a brother, Paul Guernsey, Henryville; and grandchildren, Jeff Popp, Jeremy Kirchhofer, Alexis Striegel, Jocob Striegel, Ben Guernsey and Kira Guernsey.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Christine C. Guernsey, and brothers, Samuel, Alfred, Harry, and Les Guernsey.

Visitation will be form 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, and after 9 a.m. Friday, at the funeral home..

A luncheon will be served at the American Legion Post 204, Sellersburg, immediately following the graveside service and everyone is cordially invited to attend.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Legion Post 204, Sellersburg.

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