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Karl D. Shepherd

August 16, 1946 — October 9, 2021

Karl D. Shepherd, 75, of Warsaw, IN passed away at 10:28 p.m. on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at his home. He was born on August 16, 1946 in New London, OH to Joe & Opal (Boyd) Shepherd.

He graduated in 1964 from Mentone High School and was a United States Army veteran. He grew up in Burket and was a lifetime Kosciusko County Resident. He was married on October 2, 1965 in Mentone, IN to Mary Lou Horn who survives. He was a Tool & Die Journeyman and machinist for 25 years for Symmetry Medical in Warsaw.

He was a former member of the Moose Lodge in Warsaw & Warsaw Bowling Association where he bowled several 300 games. He enjoyed family, bowling, golf, fishing, and hunting.

He is survived by:

Wife – Mary Shepherd of Warsaw

2 Daughters – Lisa (Bob) Messer of North Manchester and Cindy (Tony) Krou of Warsaw                  Son – Kevin (Gail) Shepherd of Pierceton

11 Grand and 9 Gt. Grandchildren

3 Brothers – Kenny Shepherd of Warsaw, Richard “Dick” Shepherd of Silver Lake, and Gary (Kay) Shepherd of Summerville, SC

Several nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother – Joe David Shepherd.

Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd. 15, Warsaw, IN. No public services are planned.

Preferred memorials may be given to the Kosciusko Home Care & Hospice, 1515 Provident Dr., Warsaw, IN 46580 or to the donor’s choice.

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