Karel my friend...

Shared by Kae Campbell on 22nd January 2019

I don’t quite know where to begin - I am so shocked at the news of Karel’s passing. The last time I saw Karel was 2016 when we drove over to visit her from our winter place in Fort Myers.  What a wonderful few days we had and I was planning on calling her in February to see if we could come for another visit this season. This is so surreal for me.

I first met Karel and Art in the early 70’s when I went to work with them at the Ramada On The Green. We were all more like family than friends. Karel stood up with me when I got married. When Art and Karel decided to build the house on Chapel Street - we built the other side. What great times we all had there and in the hotel business.  So many memories that I will treasure forever.

Debbie you were just a young girl when I met you.  Karel and I always shared stories of our kids when we talked.  My prayers go out to you and your family. Karel loved you all so very much.  

I don’t know if I will be able to make it over to the memorial service. Debbie if you can write me an email I would like to talk with you if possible. 

I am grateful that God placed Karel and I in each other’s lives as friends

Shared by Kylie Norman on 22nd January 2019

This picture is the most recent photo of Grandma Karel that I have. It was taken just after Christmas while we were visiting Dustin in Tampa. Our time together this past holiday holds wonderful memories. I will miss her so much, but I’m incredibly grateful for our opportunities to travel and spend time together as a family!

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