Karl August Johann Catob (1908-1997)

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Karl August Johann Catob
Catob, Karl on street.jpg
Uncle Karl-Always a smile and a story handy
Born: 15 Dec 1908 Harbor Springs, Michigan
Died: 4 Jul 1997 Attleboro Ctr., Pennsylvania
Father: Johann Adolph Chudobba
Mother: Caroline Luise Christiane Schwerdtfeger
Siblings: Karl August Johann Catob
Frieda Marie Catob
Gertrude Caroline Catob
Helene Isobel Catob
Spouse: Agnes Helen Barlass
Married: 1934 South Bend, Indiana
Children: Sheryl Rose Catob
Karl Johann Leroy Catob
Erik David Catob
Kurt Dashiell Catob

Obituaries

Harbor Light, Jul 1997:

Karl Catob

Harbor Springs native and former area resident Karl Catob, 88, died July 4, 1997, at Attleboro Center in Langhorne, Pa.

Funeral was held at Woodside Presbyterian Church in Yardley, Pa.

A special graveside service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, at Lakeview Cemetery, Harbor Springs.

Lakeview Cemetery, Harbor Springs

Harbor Light, Jul 1997:

Karl Catob

Harbor Springs native Karl A. Catob, 88, of Newtown, PA., died at Attleboro Center, Langhorne, PA., on July 4, 1997.

Born in Harbor Springs, he attended school here and graduated from Harbor Springs High School in 1926. He served as an inspector for the U.S. Navy, retiring in 1966. He served with the U.S. Marine Corps in the Nicaragua campaign. He was a member of Woodside Presbyterian Church, NARFE, VFW Post 6393, Yardley, and OX 5 Club of Aviation Pioneers.

He is survived by his loving wife, Agnes (Barlass) Catob; daughter and son-in-law, Sheryl and Paul Loux; sons and daughters-in-law, Karl and Jacqueline, Erik and Karen, Kurt and Carol Catob; 15 grandchildren; 36 great grandchildren; sister, Gertrude (Catob) Carmer of Harbor Springs; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

A special graveside service will be held on Sunday, August 3rd at 3 p.m. at Lakeview Cemetery in Harbor Springs.

Contributions may be made to Woodside Presbyterian Church or Levittown, PA. Red Cross Homeless Shelter.

Karl as a baby in Harbor Springs

Sources

  • Name variations: Karl A. Catob Sr. [memorial]
  • 1910 Federal Census: Little Traverse, Emmet, Michigan, United States
Name: Carl J Chudobba
Gender: Male
Age: 1
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Birth Year (Estimated): 1909
Birthplace: Michigan
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
  • 1920 Federal Census: Little Traverse, Emmet, Michigan, United States
Name: Karl Chudobba
Gender: Male
Age: 11
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Can Read: Yes
Can Write: Yes
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Birth Year (Estimated): 1909
Birthplace: Michigan
Father's Birthplace: West Prussia
Mother's Birthplace: Hannover
  • 1930 Federal Census, US Marine Camp, Prince William, Virginia, United States
Name: Karl A Catob
Gender: Male
Age: 21
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Birth Year (Estimated): 1909
Birthplace: Michigan
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
  • Death: Social Security Death Index:
Catob, Karl
Birth Date: 15 Dec 1908
Death Date: 4 Jul 1997
Social Security Number: 151-20-7845
State Number Was Issued: New Jersey
Death Residence Zip Code: 18940
Localities:
George School, Bucks, Pennsylvania
Newtown, Bucks, Pennsylvania
Wrightstown, Bucks, Pennsylvania
  • 1940 Federal Census, Upper Darby Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States
Catob, Carl, Head, Male, 30, Michigan, Last Place of Residence: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Catob, Agnes, Wife, Female, 26, North Dakota
Catob, Sheryl, Daughter, Female, 9, Indiana
Catob, Carl, Son, Male, 7, Indiana
Catob, Erik, Son, Male, Pennsylvania
Barlass, Adin, Father-in-law, Male, 60, Nebraska
Barlass, Elizabeth, Mother-in-law, Female, 56, Wisconsin
Barlass, Joan, Sister-in-law, Female, 15, Illinois
Catob, Helena, Sister, Female, 21, Michigan
  • Howse, Arnold L. Family Records
Address 1959:
Mr. and Mrs. Karl Catob
56 Edgewater Ave.
Yardley, Pennsylvania
  • Obituary: Harbor Light, Aug 1997
  • Hoglund, Rev. Douglas C. , A Meditation of Thanksgiving for the Life of Karl A. Catob , Sr., 12 Jul 1997
Catob, Karl
Age: 88
Born: 0/0/0000
Died: 7/4/1997
Burial: 8/3/1997
Cemetery: Lakeview, Harbor Springs
Obituary: on file - PNR - 07/16/1997
  • Burial: Personal knowledge of Agnes Helen Barlass Catob
He was cremated and has sent his ashes to be buried with his family in Harbor Springs.
Arnold L. Howse, a nephew will give a memorial and dedicate the grave in August 1997.
  • Collins, Audrey Diebel, ed. Looking Back, The First Hundred Years, 1887-1986:
Harbor Springs High School
Class of 1926
Page 30: Senior portrait of Karl Catob