Miles Benton Karpe

Miles Benton Karpe

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Death 8 Nov 2007 (aged 80)
Burial DeFuniak Springs, Walton County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 22980349 · View Source
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Miles Karpe, age 80, of DeFuniak Springs, Fla., passed away Nov. 8, 2007, at his residence.
He was born on May 22, 1927, in Blaine, Okla., to Walter and Edith Robison Karpe. Mr. Karpe was a lifetime resident of Walton County. He was Baptist by faith. He was a veteran of World War II, serving his country in the United States and the United States Navy Reserves. He owned and operated an Oil Field Service Company. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and was an avid reader.
Mr. Karpe was preceded in death by his father and mother; one son, Kenneth Glenn Karpe; five brothers, Burt Ben Karpe, Vernette Karpe, Louis Karpe, Franke Karpe and Larene Karpe; and one sister, Mary Ellen Karpe.
Mr. Karpe is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Betty Jean Karpe of DeFuniak Springs; one son, Miles Karpe Jr. and wife Rita of De-Funiak Springs; two daughters, Wanda Edwards, and Myra Miller and husband Joey, all of DeFuniak Springs; one sister-in-law, Helen Fearn Viciok; eight grandchildren, Tonya Schipper and husband David, Natlie Wederski, Donna Free and husband Greg, Mark Miller and wife Julie, Mike Miller, Miles Karpe III, Pepper Cook and Danil Pipper; 15 great-grandchildren; and three step- great-grandchildren.
A time of visitation will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home Chapel, 230 Park Ave., DeFuniak Springs. Funeral services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. James Paul, and Joel Glenn offici-ating.
Floral arrangements are being accepted.
Those asked to serve as pallbearers are Danny Bell, Bobby Bell, Greg Free, Terry Miller, David Schipper and Walter Bell.
Burial will follow in the Cluster Springs Cemetery.
You may go online to view obituaries, offer condolences and sign guest book at www.clary-glenn.com.
Clary-Glenn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Published in the Northwest Florida Daily News from 11/10/2007 - 11/11/2007.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: David Woody
  • Added: 18 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22980349
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Miles Benton Karpe (22 May 1927–8 Nov 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22980349, citing Cluster Springs Cemetery, DeFuniak Springs, Walton County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .