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Louis (Lou) Abdul Karman

November 13, 1929 ~ May 27, 2019 (age 89)

Louis (Lou) Abdul Karman of Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

November 13, 1929 - May 27, 2019

We mourn the loss and celebrate the life of Louis. Our beloved son, husband, father, brother, grandfather.

Louis was a graduate of West Tech HS and Fenn College of Engineering both in Cleveland, Ohio.

He served in the Ohio National Guard from 1948-1954.

Louis had a wonderful career at Hercules, INC as a Chemical Engineer and retired as Vice President of Operations.

He was a historian and an avid outdoorsman. 

Louis has been a Rotarian since 1957 and a past President of the Westtown-Goshen Rotary club.

He was an active church member and Stephen minister. 

Louis is survived by his wife of almost 41 years Hanne (Skov); children Louis, Robin, Dawn (Tom), Peter (Ingrid), Bruce (Lori); seven grandchildren; Thomas, Alex, Cassie, Haley, Sidney, Cade and Bridget; and sisters Betty Hayes (widowed Dale) and Sally Kerr (Charlie). 

He is predeceased in death by his sister Dee Kuzda. 

A church service is planned for Fri, May 31st at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 10 W. Pleasant Grove Rd., West Chester, Pa. Viewing 10am, Service 11am.

A second service will be held at Sunset Memorial Park, 6265 Columbia RD, North Olmsted, Oh on Monday, June 3.  Viewing 2pm, Service 3 pm.  

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

Arrangements by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home of West Chester, PA 610.696.1181

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