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Karl William Kernstock

February 25, 1939 ~ November 6, 2020 (age 81)


Karl W. Kernstock, 81 of Denham Springs, LA passed away on November 6, 2020. He was born on February 25, 1939 to parents, Robert Kernstock Sr. and Ethel Hicks Kernstock.
He is predeceased by his parents and brother, Robert Kernstock, Jr., and is survived by a handful of cousins. Karl was born and raised in New Orleans, LA. He worked at Schwegmann Bros. grocery store on Airline Highway. Karl and his brother, Bobby Jr. were devoted to their parents and lived with them on Carnation Ave. in Metairie. He moved into Jefferson Healthcare in 2004 and was transferred to Harvest Manor in Denham Springs after Hurricane Katrina, where he resided until his death from Covid-19. Karl had a great sense of humor and enjoyed telling jokes. He wanted to be well-dressed at all times, preferring black slacks, white long sleeve button-down shirts, and suspenders.
The family would like to thank Karl’s caregivers at Harvest Manor, Our Lady of the Lake Hospital and Hospice of Baton Rouge for making his final days and years pleasant and peaceful.
A Graveside Service will be conducted on Friday, November 13, 2020 at 12:00 pm (Noon) at Lakelawn Terrace Mausoleum in Lakelawn Cemetery. Masks and social distancing required. Rev. Thomas Ededjo will be officiating.

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