Karpen, Roderic B- Fortified with the sacraments of Holy Mother Church. Thursday May 18, 2017.

Beloved husband of Mary T. Karpen (nee Becht); loving father of Nancy Beyer, Patrick (Dedra) and Matthew Karpen; dear grandfather of Erin, Lydia, and Alec Beyer, Daniel, Sarah, Laura, Anna, Vivian, Caroline and Patrick Karpen; dear great grandfather of Felix Beyer; dear brother of Liz Cassidy; our dear brother-in-law, uncle and friend.

Services: Memorial visitation at KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL, 10151 Gravois, Monday May 22, 4-8 PM. Memorial mass at Seven Holy Founders Catholic Church (6741 South Rock Hill Rd.), Tuesday May 23 at 11:00 AM. Memorials to Unity Hospice or Washington University Medical School, Department of Neurology (Glioblastoma brain tumor research) .. (www.neurology.wustl.edu).. appreciated.