Karl J. Zacharias

CHARDON – Karl John Zacharias, 76, died Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Chardon Health Care.

He was born on Oct. 24, 1937, in Cleveland, the son of Paul and Catherine Kasman Zacharias.

Karl worked for the Bedford Schools as a custodian, and was a member of Peace Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his fiancee, Amy.

Karl was preceded in death by his wife, Nova.

A celebration of life will be held 7 p.m. Monday at the Russell Funeral Service in Middlefield, where friends may call from one hour prior.

A graveside service will take place 11 a.m. Tuesday in Hillside Cemetery in West Farmington.