Cover photo for Karl Johanesen Sr's Obituary
Karl Johanesen Sr Profile Photo
1942 Karl 2015

Karl Johanesen Sr

September 29, 1942 — December 26, 2015

Karl "The Fonz" B. Johanesen, Sr., 73, of Lake Villa passed away Saturday, December 26, 2015 at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville. He was born on September 29, 1942 in Chicago to the late Nils and Ethel (Spencer) Johanesen. He is survived by his three loving children, Teri (Craig) Tisdale, Karl, Jr. (Sherry) Johanesen and Deserae (Shawn) Erickson; six grandchildren, Aaron Donovan, Lindsey Donovan, Elizabeth Donovan, Alicia Johanesen, Kaylee Halmstad and Sydney Erickson; one great granddaughter, Rory Elizabeth Rothenberg and many cousins. Karl was a US Air Force Veteran. He worked and retired as a letter carrier for the Deerfield Post Office after 36 years of service. "The Fonz" loved riding his motorcycle. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Lake Villa VFW Post #4308. Visitation is Saturday, January 2, 2016 from 10am-12pm at Warren Funeral Home, Gurnee. Entombment will follow the visitation at Warren Cemetery & Mausoleum, Gurnee.

Visitation Details

Saturday, January 2nd, 2016 10:00am - 12:00pm, Warren Funeral Home

Interment Details

Warren Cemetery & Mausoleum

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Karl Johanesen Sr, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree