Karl Heinz Kohlmeier

February 2, 1936 ~ October 8, 2021 (age 85)


Mr. Karl Heinz Kohlmeier, age 85 of North Wilkesboro passed away Friday, October 8, 2021 at Atrium Health Wake Forest-Wilkes Medical Center. 

Memorial services will be held 12:00 PM Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Rev. Timothy Pruitt, II officiating.  The family will receive friends from 10:30 until 11:30 AM prior to the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home. 

Mr. Kohlmeier was born February 2, 1936 in Friedberg, Germany to Heinrich August and Marie Geisel Geborene Kohlmeier.  

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife; Judy Ann Galloway Kohlmeier and a sister; Anita Nicely. 

He is survived by two daughters; Karen Marie Childress of North Wilkesboro, Kristine Anita Elledge of Sherrills Ford, two sons; Steve Melvin Kohlmeier and wife May of Kannapolis, Eric Karl Kohlmeier and wife Lori of Wilkesboro, five grandchildren; Robin Johnson and husband Jimmie, Chance Kohlmeier, Brandon Elledge, Ryan Elledge, Maydin Kohlmeier, four great grandchildren; Samantha Johnson, Kyler Elledge, Grayson Elledge, Stephan Elledge and two sisters; Giesela Breski and Ursela Adams both of Illinois. 

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Wilkes Senior Center, 228 Fairplains School Road, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659. 

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October 23, 2021

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Reins Sturdivant
270 Armory Road, P.O. Box 1428
Wilkesboro, NC 28659
Guaranteed delivery before the Visitation begins

Memorial Service
October 23, 2021

12:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Chapel
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
Guaranteed delivery before the Memorial Service begins


Wilkes Senior Center
228 Fairplains School Road, North Wilkesboro NC 28659

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