Karl Franklin Herold, age 100, of Butler, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, October 8, 2021.
Born December 29, 1920 on the farm in Center Twp., he was the son of the late Francis and Alda Verner Herold.
He was a WWII US Marine Veteran.
He was a faithful member of the Emmanual Lutheran Church of Prospect.
Karl worked for Butler Burial Vault Co for many years, and then retired after 18 years as a draw bench operator at the former Halstead Industries.
In his early years, he enjoyed his family camp in Warren County where he loved to hunt and fish. He had a passion for woodworking and working in his yard.
He is survived by three sons: Karl (Marguerite) Herold, Jr of Butler, David (Dorothy) Herold of Prospect, Richard (Marlene) Herold of Butler; six grandchildren; numerous great and great great grandchildren; faithful dog Jake; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Laura Mae King Herold, who he married Sept 24, 1943 and passed away April. 6, 2005; his brother James Herold; and his two sisters Elizabeth Shaffer and Ardith Hay.
Visitation will be on Monday, 11am to 1pm, at the Raisley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, pc, 387 Main Street, Prospect. The funeral service will be at 1pm, in the funeral home, with Rev. Margarethe Galbraith-Cordes, his church pastor, officiating.
Graveside service, with military honors from the Bantam Marines, will follow in the Greenlawn Burial Estates.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, PO Box 386, Prospect, PA 16052.