Floyd Norman Karnei

March 3, 1933 ~ February 25, 2019 (age 85)


Floyd Norman Karnei, 85, entered into eternal peace, Monday February 25, 2019. He was born March 3, 1933 in Weesatche, TX to the late Norman and Meta Diebel Karnei. He was a lifelong farmer and rancher and served in the US Army during the Korean War.

He is survived by his special friend and companion Doris John, daughters Donna (Vaughan) Kelley, Darlene (Darrell) Raska and Denise (Patrick) Lovett. He is also survived by his grandchildren David (LaRae) Kelley, Michele Kelley, Tiffany (Shawn) Koenig, Jonathon Raska, Evan (Megan) Lovett, sister Margie Dreier and his uncle Roland Diebel.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 57 years, Albertha Moritz Karnei, brother-in-law John Harold Dreier and son-in-law Chuck Wilkes.

Visitation will be 5-7 pm Sat. March 2, 2019 at Massey Funeral Home. Funeral service will be 2 pm Sunday March 3, 2019 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Ander, TX. Interment will follow at St. Peter’s Lutheran Cemetery.

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Memorials can be given to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church or donor’s choice.

Pallbearers will be David Kelley, Shawn Koenig, Jonathon Raska, Evan Lovett, Marshall Henson and Erald Albrecht. Honorary pallbearers will be Michele Kelley, Tiffany Koenig, Megan Lovett, Ray Albrecht, Lee Meyer and LaRae Kelley.

Arrangements made by Massey Funeral Home, Yorktown, TX 361-564-2900.

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March 2, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Massey Funeral Home
779 N Riedel St
Yorktown, TX 78164

Funeral Service
March 3, 2019

2:00 PM
St. Peter's Lutheran Church
1545 E. FM 1961
Goliad, TX 77963

Interment following funeral service
March 3, 2019

St. Peter's Lutheran Cemetery
1545 E. FM 1961
Goliad, TX 77963

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