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Karl Domaratzki
January 19, 1928 - January 1, 2017
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<div itemprop="description">Karl Domaratzki <br> <br>1928-2017 <br> <br>With heavy hearts we announce the passing of a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. Married for 62 years to his beloved wife Helen, Karl died peacefully on January 1, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario with his wife and son at his side. <br> <br>He began his long and successful 43 year career with Trans Canada Airlines (Air Canada) in Winnipeg and moved to Montreal where he met Helen and raised a family of four children. Recently, Karl and Helen relocated to Manotick, Ontario to be closer to daughter Janice and her family. Loving father to Karen (Nigel Tenneson), Gail (Richard Easton), Stephen (Sheila Pullen) and Janice (Paul Higgins). Loving Dziadz to Peter (Stephanie), Christine (David) and Wesley Tenneson, Meagan, Bryan and Lauren Easton, Kevin and Sara Domaratzki, Erin, Connor and Robyn Higgins. <br> <br>Born in Ethelbert, Manitoba to Nicholas and Mychalina, Karl was raised in a large, loving family. Survived by his siblings Elsie (late Ben), Ludwig (Sandy), Pat (late Alex), Zygmund (Patsy), Stacia (Edward), Carol (Orest) and sisters-in-law Charlotte Pennell and Jean Sehn. Predeceased by siblings Mary, Bertha and Edward. Beloved Uncle Karl will also be fondly remembered by his numerous nieces and nephews. <br> <br>Karl was a man of strong values, faith and discipline who will always be remembered for the love and dedication he had for his family. He was known for his quick wit and storytelling. He was his children’s and grandchildren’s greatest supporter and fan. Karl was a lover of sports and rarely missed an occasion to watch his loved ones play. He was an accomplished bowler and tennis player in his early years and later a respected baseball umpire and football referee. He could always be found at a game and was affectionately known at local parks and rinks as "Mr. Domer”. <br> <br>For many years, Karl was a daily walker, as many of his neighbours can attest to. He diligently tracked his distances and never left home without his address in his pocket…just in case. <br> <br>Karl had a sharp and analytical mind. There was a never a calculator required when Karl was present. He measured the height of their Pointe Claire tree using right triangle trigonometry. <br> <br>Karl was a skilled aircraft and car mechanic. He was a handy carpenter, electrician and plumber. The legacy of his labour and love can be found in the homes of his children and now grandchildren. <br> <br>You will always be loved and never forgotten.</div>