Karl Symons

Obituary of Karl "Porky" Symons

Karl “Porky” Symons, 73, died 03/20/2020 at St Luke’s Hospital Duluth, MN.

Born 02/14/1947 to Warren and Priscilla (Stockinger) Symons in Rice Lake, Wi.

Karl entered the U.S. Navy in 1966 during the Vietnam War serving a total of 9 years as well as being in the National Guard after discharge from the Navy. He was a member of the 49ers as a heavy equipment operator, a machinist, conductor and engineer for Wisconsin Center Railroad and retiring in 2013. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Motorcycle club

He enjoyed anything with internal combustion!! Motorcycling, Model Trains, airplanes, ships, Lego’s and had a gift for precision as well as Army vehicles, reading and his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mother in Law Caroline Welk

Survived by his wife, Marge (Welk) Symons, children: Leah (Craig) Bond, Craig Symons both living in Edmonton and Jay Symons of Colorado, Carl (Amy) Soderberg, Sonja Soderberg and Kyle Soderberg, Eleven Grandchildren. Siblings: John (Linda) Symons, Mark Symons, Eddy (Judy) Symons, Mary Beth Quaas and Judy A. Anderson all of Two Harbors, MN.  Aunt and Uncle Georgiana and Bobby Lorntson of Beaver Bay and Special friend Rocky.

Memorial Celebration to be held at later date.