Karl Walter Lehmann

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Karl Walter Lehmann 76, of Nevada passed away on Thursday August 6, 2020 at the Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, MO.

Karl was born July 3, 1944 in Karlruhe, Germany the son of Karl Glaiser and Hedwig Louise Lehmann. He was raised in the Milo area by Elmo and Hedwig Pilcher and graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1962. Karl served with the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany during the Vietnam War. Following an Honorable Discharge, Karl returned to Vernon County where he farmed and raised livestock all his life. He also owned and operated Karl’s Garage sixty plus years. Karl held a pilot’s license to operate helicopters and airplanes, a P.I. license and a locksmith’s license. Karl raced cars in his younger years and was a man of many trades and talents.

Karl is survived by his companion Trudy Smith of the home; children, Robert Lehmann, Nevada, Kandi Gendron (Wayne) NC, Michael Lehmann (Karen) Nixa, MO, and Regina Lehmann-Bennett, Seymour, MO; Numerous grandchildren and greatgrandchildren; sister, Malita Roby (Kent) Milo; brother, Leroy Pilcher, Milo; sister, Mina Dressler (Daniel) Centerville, TN; sister, Mary Spencer (Jim) Hume, MO; sister, Carion Rumans (Scott);

Many nieces, nephews, extended family, and special friends.

Karl was preceded in death by his parents, by two sons, Karl Lin Lehmann and Darrell Dean Lehmann; and a sister, Gerdi Beaman.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday August 11, 2020 in the Ferry Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Roger Beach officiating. Inurnment will follow in the Olive Branch Cemetery at a later date. Military Honors will be held at the funeral home following services.

The family will receive friends from 5-7:00 p.m. on Monday evening at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the Olive Branch Cemetery c/o Ferry Funeral Home.

View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com.