Karl Edward Brockmeier, 55, died peacefully surrounded by loving family and friends on August 15, 2018 in Lone Tree, CO.
Karl was born on November 9, 1962 in Hinsdale, IL as the first-born of two children of Ed and Lois Brockmeier. After spending his early childhood in metro Chicago, the family moved to Broomfield, Colorado in 1968 where Karl was raised through young adulthood. After graduating as Valedictorian of Broomfield High School, he went on to graduate from the Colorado School of Mines (B.S., Petroleum Engineering) and the University of Denver (M.B.A., Management Information Systems).
Karl married Sandra Joy Crawford on August 22, 1992 in Denver and they later resettled to Lone Tree, Colorado where they raised their two sons, Karl Edward Arthur and Eric Christian Christoph. Karl spent much of his career in Information Technology as a talented and highly respected project manager at SCCI, Unisys, Centura Health, Motorola, Zoll Data Systems, The TriZetto Group and Kaiser Permanente.
Karl was a larger than life essence who affected many lives in many venues. A dedicated husband and father, he enjoyed outdoor adventures, including camping, fishing, and working with the Boy Scouts of America as a Cubmaster and Scoutmaster. You could also find Karl playing golf, working on his model railroad and playing strategy games to keep his mind sharp. Karl and the family enjoyed many vacations, road trips, and campouts to many of their favorite locations in Mexico, Hawaii, California, Washington DC and countless Colorado campgrounds with others.
Karl is survived by his loving wife, Sandy; sons Karl and Eric; father Edward; and brother Mark.
A viewing is planned for Friday, August 24th from 6-8 pm at Heflebower Funeral Home, 8955 South Ridgeline Blvd., Suite 100, Littleton, Colorado 80129 (adjacent to Primrose School).
A service is planned for Saturday, August 25 at 10:30 am at Mountain View Christian Church, 40 East Highlands Ranch Parkway, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126.There will be a reception to follow at the church.
Karl loved fishing, especially with his friends and family. We have may fond memories fishing with him in the lakes and rivers of Colorado. His love for fishing drives Karl’s final wish – to take a kid fishing. This can be accomplished in a couple of ways: Buy a fishing pole, give it to a kid and take them fishing. Donate to Christian Outdoor Fellowship of America (COFA) by mail: COFA P.O. Box 18605 Golden Colorado 80402 or online
- top right Donate. On either check or online donation, in the memo section indicate “In Memory of Karl Brockmeier. Donate to a charity of your choice that sponsors youth fishing events. If you would like to bring fishing equipment to the service, we will arrange for it to be taken to local COFA chapter. We hope you share your stories about fishing with us.