Karl D. Kaup, age 75, of Paxton, Florida, passed away Oct. 18, 2023. He was born May 28, 1947, in Portland, Oregon, to Donald K. Kaup and Marie Cardinale Kaup. He was an Ocoee resident for 30 years.
Karl proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He Worked at A&P Grocery Store in Ocoee, where he met his wife, Frankie Reeves. (This Dec. 28, 2023, would have been their 50th wedding anniversary.)
He later worked for Shell Oil Company and Walt Disney World, and after 50 years of working, Frankie and Karl retired and lived in Paxton, Florida.
Karl was preceded in death by father, Donald K. Kaup; and mother, Marie Cardinale Kaup.
He is survived by his wife, Frankie Reeves Kaup, of Paxton, Florida; daughters, Theresa Shuster and husband David of Mountain Home, Idaho, Mary Kaup of Ocoee, Florida; brother, Stephen Kaup and wife Sharon; sister, Janet Johnson and husband David; grandsons, Kaleb Shuster, Connor Shuster and Reese Shuster.
Funeral service was held in Florala, Alabama, at the Evans Funeral Home Oct. 22, 2023. He was laid to rest at Gum Creek Cemetery in Defuniak Springs, Florida.