Karl E. Barnhizer

Born: Sun., Nov. 22, 1931
Died: Sat., Nov. 3, 2012


5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tue., Nov. 06, 2012
Location: Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel

Funeral Service

10:30 AM Wed., Nov. 07, 2012

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Karl E. Barnhizer, 80, of Milton, IN passed away Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Ambassador Health Care in Centerville.


He was born in Connersville on November 22, 1931 to Verlin and Lillie Smith Barnhizer and had lived in the Milton area most of his life. He was a 1949 graduate of Milton High Schoool and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He retired from MEG in July 2004 after 29 years and was a farmer his whole life.


He was a member of Valley of Indy Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Murat Shrine, Whitewater Valley Scotish Rite Club, Shriners International, Milton Lodge #108 F&AM for over 50 years where he was a Past Master, Lawrence H. Bertsch American Legion Post #169 and the Indiana Farm Bureau.


Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Willa Mae Ferrenburg Barnhizer; daughter Karla (Charlie) Suttles; grandchildren Justin Brenner, Daniel Suttles and Tara Weilenman; 2 great-grandchildren; a brother Verlin (Mary Frances) Barnhizer; and nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel in Cambridge City with Chaplain David Hogg Officiating. Burial will follow in Zion's Lutheran Cemetery in Pershing. Friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 from 5:00 PM till 7:00PM where there will be masonic services by Milton Lodge at 7:00 PM


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Lisa Gulley
   Posted Sun November 04, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

Greg Petersen
   Posted Mon November 05, 2012
Our deepest condolences - Karl was always a good friend to my dad during their many years working together at MEG.

Greg Petersen on behalf of Jean, Josh and Kate Petersen; family of the late Brett Petersen

Larry & Pat askom
   Posted Tue November 06, 2012
Willa Mae & family, my sincerely sympathy to you & your family on the loss of Karl.

Sue Barnhizer Anderson
   Posted Tue November 06, 2012
Rest in peace Uncle Karl.

   Posted Tue November 06, 2012
Dearest Willa Mae and children,

I was notified late last evening that Karl had passed away. I know this is a very difficult time for you. There are no words that can make it easier during your time of loss. Time, loving friends, family, and God will help to ease the pain. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you. I am sorry I am so far away and not able to be there for you in your time of sorrow.

Love always,
Joan Brenner

Linda Hughett
   Posted Thu November 08, 2012
I remember "Barney" from my many years at MEG doing payroll. He always had a smile on his face and a kind word for me. I am sure he will be missed by his family. My prayers go out to you.

Linda Hughett