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Karl H. Alt

July 6, 1922 - May 8, 2010
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Karl H. Alt, 87, was born July 6, 1922, in Effingham, Illinois, to parents Karl & Flora (Levitt) Alt and passed away May 8, 2010, in Oklahoma City, OK. In 1942, Karl entered the US Navy and service for three years aboard the battleship USS Iowa. He married the love of his life, Lillian Lee, November 11, 1945. Karl graduated the University of Oklahoma with a degree in geology and worked as a Petroleum Geologist. Karl enjoyed playing sports; from baseball and tennis in his younger days to hunting, fishing, and golf to being a pool-shark in his retirement. He was an avid fan of OU Sooner Sports and the St. Louis Cardinals. He...
Karl H. Alt, 87, was born July 6, 1922, in Effingham, Illinois, to parents Karl & Flora (Levitt) Alt and passed away May 8, 2010, in Oklahoma City, OK. In 1942, Karl entered the US Navy and service for three years aboard the battleship USS Iowa. He married the love of his life, Lillian Lee, November 11, 1945. Karl graduated the University of Oklahoma with a degree in geology and worked as a Petroleum Geologist.

Karl enjoyed playing sports; from baseball and tennis in his younger days to hunting, fishing, and golf to being a pool-shark in his retirement. He was an avid fan of OU Sooner Sports and the St. Louis Cardinals. He also enjoyed square-dancing.

He deeply loved his grandchildren; they were his "sugar babies" and he was their "Boompa".

Karl was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Anna Marie and Mildred. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Lillian; daughters, Karlene Elder & husband Dave of Atherton, CA, and Kristi Leveridge & husband Marc of Ft. Wayne, IN; grandchildren: Lorri (Elder) Dyner & husband Alex, Ben Elder & wife Emily, Kristian Leveridge, and Chelsea (Leveridge) Patton & husband John; great-grandchildren: Asa Henry Elder, Cordell Marcus Patton, and Charlie Leo Dyner; sister, Beverly Harris; and many nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.

Visitation will be Wednesday, 8am-9pm, with the family to receive friends 5pm-7pm. Funeral services will be 11am, Thursday, May 13, 2010, at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church with interment to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.

"LIL, OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENSES ON THE PASSING OF KARL. THE MEMORIAL SERVICE WAS A GREAT TRIBUTE TO KARLS LIFE. SYLVIA AND I REMEMBER THE TIME AT THE SQUARE..." GENE JOHNSON (OKC, OK)

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