A longtime Page resident, Carl Krigbaum, 88, passed from this life on Jan. 29, 2017.
He was born to Everett and Viva Krigbaum on Aug. 14, 1928, in rural Hannibal, Missouri. He enlisted in the Army on Nov. 14, 1950, and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. After an honorable discharge, he served in the Army Reserve in Prescott, and worked there, at Fort Whipple, for several years before moving to Page in the early 1960s as Lake Powell was forming. He was employed with the National Park Service for 21 years.
Carl was a talented musician, teaching himself to play the piano, guitar and steel guitar. He was an avid bowler, belonging to many leagues and participating in tournaments throughout the country.
Carl never married but was proud of a friendís sons he helped raise, James and Robert Davis.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Francis Krigbaum; and one nephew, Colin Krigbaum.
He is survived by his brother, Donald (Linda) of Chatanooga, Tennessee; a sister-in-law, Ada Jean Krigbaum of Hannibal, Missouri; an aunt, Edith Gooch of Dove Creek, Colo.; numerous nephews, nieces and cousins; plus so many friends and acquaintances they are like stars in the heavens.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 8, at the Church of the Nazarene in Page.
Carl was a great dog lover and an adopted owner of many during his lifetime.
One of his favorite past times was taking his dog to play at Lake Powell. He was one of the grand marshals in the 2016 Veterans Day Parade.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Page Animal Adoption Agency at email@example.com or P.O. Box 3907, Page, Az. 86040.For the complete article see the 02-15-2017 issue.
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