Carl J. King, 88, of the Hubbard Care Center, formerly of Eldora, died on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at the Hubbard Care Center in Hubbard. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Eldora with Pastor David Splett officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to funeral services at the church. Burial will follow at the Jackson Township Cemetery near Owasa. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family in Carl's name. Creps-Abels Funeral Home in Eldora is in charge of the arrangements and online messages of condolence may be made at www.abelsfuneralhomes.com.
He is survived by his daughters, Cheryl Pence, of Lakeville, Minn., Susan (Melvin) Barz, of Georgetown, Texas, Nancy (Jim) Racey, of West Branch; son, John King, of Hubbard; sister-in-law, Irene Hart, of Mason City; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.