Karl James Proctor a native of North Reading, MA; Died Nov 30th

Karl James Proctor- September 26, 1930 to November 30, 2013

Karl James Proctor was born on September 26, 1930 in North Reading, Massachusetts to Edith (Needham) and Karl Herbert Proctor.

He was a graduate from Reading High School, MA and Norwich University, VT.

He received a BS in Civil Engineering and a commission as a 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Army. In 1953, Karl went on active duty to Seoul, Korea and Fort Baker, CA.

He was discharged as a 1st lieutenant in 1956. He was proud of his work on the Bay Model, Sausalito, CA; Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO and the second lock at Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River.

In 1956, he married Georgine A Doyen and they raised two daughters, Julie Ann and Linda Kay as they lived in CO, NM, ME, MA, & OR.

Karl accumulated 30 years of services in federal jobs.

Karl moved to Sweet Home, OR after his divorce in 1996.

On Valentine’s Day 2008, he married Ann Beoka and they enjoyed several trips e.g. Caribbean, Panama canal, New England & various points coast to coast.

Karl’s life ended on November 30, 2013 from natural causes.

He is survived by Julie Ann (husband Micheal) of Peoria, IL; Linda Kay (fiancé Steve Prowant) of Happy Valley, OR;   a sister Louise (husband Ken) Shields of New Durham, NH; and Ann (Beoka) Proctor of Sweet Home, OR with her two daughters, Krissy & Kathy.

Karl will be laid to rest at Willamette National V.A. cemetery located on Mount Scott in Portland, Oregon. Send donations in lieu of flowers to the Disabled American Veterans at http://www.dav.org/ or a charity of your choice. Karl’s memorial service will be on December 23rd at 10 AM at 11800 SE Mt. Scott Boulevard; Portland, OR 97086-6937; (503) 273-5250. A reception will follow this memorial service at the home of Linda Kay Jaqua and Steve Prowant.

Correspondences can be made to Julie Ann Driscoll at julieanndriscoll@comcast.net.


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