Karl R. Pinnow, 59, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2009, at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare – All Saints. He was a lifelong resident of Racine, born on June 14, 1949, the son of Karl and Hildur (nee: Storheim) Pinnow. Karl served in the United States Army from 1969 to 1971. He was an over-the-road truck driver for many years. Karl enjoyed riding his motorcycle and shooting pool.
Surviving are his sisters, Janice (Gerald) Zinke and Barbara (Stephen) Jensen; brother, David Pinnow; nieces and nephews, Terri (Greg) Ailes, Kerri (Scott) Hanson, Debbie Jensen, Steven (Karen) Jensen, Aaron (Shelly) Pinnow and Benjamin Pinnow. Further survived by great-nieces, great-nephews, great-great-nieces, great-great-nephews, other relatives and friends.
Karl was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial services will be held at Sturino Funeral Home on Monday, April 20, 2009, at 3 p.m. Private inurnment will be at Veteran’s Southern Wisconsin Memorial Cemetery. There will be a visitation at the funeral home on Monday before services from 1:30 p.m. until service time.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated.
A special thank you to the 3rd floor ICU staff at All Saints, Dr. Mullane, Dr. Bader, their staff and Hospice for the care given to Karl.
Sturino Funeral Home
3014 Northwestern Ave., Racine 262 632-4479