Timothy Paul Karl

Timothy Paul Karl

6 December 1960 - 6 July 2021

Timothy Paul Karl

Service Details

10 July, 2021
11:00 am
Reporoa Memorial Hall
3834 Broadlands Road
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Passed away unexpectedly on 6 July 2021, aged 60.

Beloved husband of Connie.

Loved father of Brian, Michael (dec.), Katie and Sarah.

Son of Lennard and Shirley.

Brother to John, Steve, the late Malcolm, and Leone, and their respective spouses.

Loved uncle to his many nieces and nephews.

Tim is much loved by all of his Canadian Family.

Tim’s funeral service will be held at 11am, Saturday 10 July at the Reporoa Memorial Hall, Broadlands Rd. 

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter would be very much appreciated and may be left at the service.

No suits and ties, come as you are – in colour.


  1. My deepest condolences to Connie and family for your sad loss of Tim. Thinking of you all. Love Delwyn Whibley (nee Heikell).

    Delwyn Whibley (nee Heikell), Te Aroha
  2. Goodness me!
    I can’t believe he has Passed away!!!
    Our thoughts go out to you Connie & family.
    Another Reporoa treasure gone too soon!
    Special thoughts Pat & Ian Thomas.

    Pat Thomas, Rotorua
  3. Our deepest sympathy Connie and family our thoughts are with you all at this truly sad time.
    Barry and Judy Hanna

    Judy Hanna, Rotorua
  4. Sorry to hear about your loss.

    Peter Karl, Hamilton
  5. Dear Connie, Brian, Katie & Sarah,

    Our love and prayers go out to each of you at this most difficult time. We will hold on to the memories of our time with you in New Zealand and our ‘too brief a visit’ with your family in Jasper! Rest in Peace Tim, you are gone far too soon! Find strength in the wonderful memories you created together Connie! Our love and hearts go out to all you! Aunt Kathy and Uncle Bob Weston

    Kathy Weston, Prince George, BC
  6. Oh Connie my prayers and hugs to you and your dear family. Tim has been taken so young. I know in time you have lots of wonderful memories to relive and share together.

    Becky Capstick. York, GB, York
  7. Deepest sympathy Connie and family, sending you all love at this heartbreaking time.
    Chris Page

    Chris Page, Reporoa
  8. Sending our love for the London Family ❤️ Thinking of you all x

    Emily London, Rotorua
  9. Thoughts and prayers Connie and family
    So sad to lose a Spouse and father this young … my heart goes out to you. Love and hugs❣️

    Shirley Schlachter, Pickardville, Alberta,Canada
  10. Sending love, hugs and prayers to comfort you all at this very difficult time. Keep watching for the roses Connie, and take time to stop and smell them. With lots of love.

    Auntie Linda & Uncle Harvey Linnen, Neville, Saskatchewan, Canada
  11. I loved the visits we had when we went to NZ the fishing trips and your humor you are gone far too young Tim but you can rest in peace now .We will remember the good times
    we had with you and i am proud to have known you .I feel sad for Connie and Brian,Katie,Sarah because we are so far away and can,t give them the comfort i would love to.Until we meet again friend R.I.P.

    Ken McKellar, Westlock Ab Canada
  12. Hoping Heaven treats you well,you have left us too soon but left us with great memories. Especially creating our 2 NZ vacations so memorable. Thank – you Tim for bringing the family home to Canada many times to visit and the BEST was Christmas 2017. Going to miss the NZ accent and common words as I reckon get the chilly bin with Vegemite biscuits ,Tim- Tam cookies. Tip top ice cream(best on the planet) going sea fishing for Red Snapper then to the beach for Pipies . Nah. Truly going to miss your sense of wit, Hee Hee As Always Ettie McKellar.

    Ettie McKellar, Westlock, AB Canada
  13. With deepest sympathy to Connie and family, our thoughts are with you all during this sad time

    Trev and Raewyn Warren, Rotorua
  14. Our deepest sympathy to Connie, children and extended families on Tim’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this sad time. May He Rest In Peace and may His Memory be a Blessing.

    Fred and Margaret Wheatling, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  15. Our hearts and thoughts are with you and your family. We are so sorry you lost the love of your life far to early.
    Love you my friend.

    Barb and Larry Bell, Okotoks, Alberta Canada
  16. So sorry to you sista, Brian, Katie, Sarah and all of the family for our loss. Tim was a great brother-in-law and friend. I will hold on to and cherish all the great memories of him forever. Praying for love to surround you all now and always and for the peace that passes all understanding. xxxxoooo Man, will I ever miss that cheeky sense of humor!! Rest now Skipper….until we meet again. xo

    Tammy R Wheatling, Calgary
  17. Sending prayers to give you strength in this difficult time. We are friends with John and Joanne.

    Ray Guntle, Centerville. Ohio U.S
  18. Our deepest sympathies to you, Connie and your family. Our thoughts and love are with you all at this very hard time. All our love Catherine and Rod xxx

    Catherine Lamb, Kaikoura
  19. Our deepest sympathies sent to you and your family Connie.

    Jeanne Myers, Swift Current Saskatchewan Canada
  20. Deepest sympathy to Connie, Brian, Katie and Sarah, and all of Tim’s family. Our words can never say what we feel inside. Our love, hugs and thoughts are with all of you.
    May God give you the strength and courage to face the days that lie ahead. May Tim’s loving memories keep him close in your hearts as he rests with thoughts of you in heaven.
    He fought a brave battle and made everyone proud . Now God knew he needed to rest. Across the pond on this side of the world we will all miss your farming posts and comments on Facebook, Tim.

    Auntie Rosemary, Uncle Gerry Blomme and family, Shaunavon, Saskatchewan Canada
  21. Our deepest sympathies to Connie and her children ❤️

    Jim and Eileen Turner and Family, Plato, SK Canada
  22. Nothing will stop the pain of your loss Connie but down the road sweet, sweet memories will break through the recesses of the sharpness of the pain and Christ will comfort you. We didn’t know Tim but because he made you happy, we loved him. God bless you and your children as you learn to live without the man you adored. Our prayers are for you and our hearts grieve with you..
    cousin Marg and Rick Benci

    Margaret Benci, Tilley
  23. So sad to lose such an amazing man far too soon. You will always be remembered Tim. I will hold Connie to that springtime bbq and will be thinking of you on our peacock feather hunts. Rest easy Tim. All our love Sue, Paul, Reagan, Reece, Mack, Aunty Val, Les and Julian XXX

    Sue Olsen-Heikell, Rotorua

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