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Karl Eric Hannum

Karl Eric Hannum, 63, of West Bloomfield, Michigan, died on 20 August 2023.

The Funeral was held at IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL on Friday, 25 August 2023 at 9:45 AM .

Rabbi Joseph Krakoff officiated.

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Interment at Oakview Cemetery, 1032 N Main St, Royal Oak, MI 48067.

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The family of Karl Eric Hannum will be gathering through the evening of Friday, August 25 at the residence, 7566 Ashburton Court, West Bloomfield MI 48322.

Family and friends will gather on Friday following interment until 8:00 p.m. with religious services conducted at 4:00 p.m.

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Family and friends, to view the Forever Missed Obituary Page for Karl:

Family members include:
Devoted husband of the late Margo R. Hannum. Cherished brother of Lori (James) Fay. Loving brother-in-law of Bruce (Cathy) Rosenthal. Dearest friend of Dale and Cheryl Brunette. Proud uncle of Shelby (Michael) Ambs, James Rosenthal, Craig (Brooke) Rosenthal, Kyle (Crystal) Fay, Amanda Brunette, Kelsey Brunette (Carsten) Fiedler. Adoring great-uncle of Natalee Fay, Liam Fay, Isabelle Fay, Abby Grace Ambs, Miriam Fiedler, Corbin Franklin, Ella Franklin, and Brie Rosenthal. Loving son of the late Donald and the late Muriel Hannum. Special son-in-law of the late Sanford and the late Sallie Rosenthal. Also survived by many loving friends, colleagues, and his fur baby, Dallas.

It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Karl Eric Hannum may do so by making a contribution to:

The Gecko Initiative
c/o Paige & Company PC
30850 Telegraph Rd, Ste 100
Bingham Farms, MI 48025
The Gecko Initiative is a Private Foundation established by Karl and Margo Hannum with a goal of helping underserved groups through the acts of giving. The goal is to enrich others in need of empathy, compassion and kindness.