Leonard Karst, 81, of Falls City, NE, passed away February 27, 2023 at Falls City. He was born February 7, 1942 at Falls City to Raymond and Erma (Buckminster) Karst.
He married Linda Sumpter on September 18, 1964 at Seneca, KS. She passed away June 19, 2018.
Leonard was raised at Salem, NE and graduated Salem High School in 1960. He worked various jobs until becoming employed by Wenger’s in Sabetha in 1985. He worked as a welder for 5 years before working in the shipping department and retiring in 2019. He was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church at 20th and Towle St.
Leonard is survived by a brother, Ron and his wife Patricia of Salem, sister, Mary Sand of Tecumseh, NE, grandchildren, Shane and Ryan Karst, Kaitlin Hall, great-grandchildren, Brandan, Kaylor and Dane and a daughter-in-law, Rita Coonce and her husband Kevin of Falls City. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, children, Debra and Michael Karst, and a brother, Casey.
His funeral will be held on Friday, March 3, 2023 at 10:30 AM at Dorr and Clark Funeral Home with Elysia McGill officiating. Interment will be in Maple Cemetery at Salem.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 7-8:00 PM at Dorr and Clark Funeral Home.