of Saint Charles, MO, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at the age of 76. Beloved husband of Deborah Jean Gajdos; cherished son of the late Stefan and Elizabet Gajdos. Devoted father of Kelly Ann Stevens, Erin Michelle Gajdos, and Kevin Michael Gajdos; loving grandfather of Elyssa Shea Stevens and James Patrick Stevens; dear brother of Aranka (Wilhelm "Bill") Wentzel and Imre (Mary Jo) Gajdos, brother-in-law of Lori Wissmann and David (Lynn) Wissmann.
Karl was born in Poncevo, Yugoslavia (now Serbia) on July 8th, 1945. Immigrated to Germany for one year in 1956 and then to Chicago, Illinois in 1957. He joined the army in 1967 and was discharged in 1969 as Specialist Four.
After leaving the military where he served at Fort Leonard Wood he moved back to Chicago and worked for Clements Stone Insurance. He then worked for McDonnell Douglas, and later worked at Southwestern Bell before he retired with social Security Disability in 12/2008.
He met Debbie while working at McDonnell Douglas in 1983. They married in 1985.
Karl passed peacefully on April 26th, 2022, at Evelyn's House. He will be remembered forever in our hearts.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to Chapel of the Cross Lutheran Church
at 907 Jungermann Road, St. Peters, MO 63376 or the American Diabetic Association.