1929 — 2023
Carl Birk, 94, of Fort Atkinson, WI, passed away December 1, 2023, after a short illness. He was born to parents Carl "Pat" Theodore and Ina Bell (Marsden) Birk, on March 1, 1929, in Chicago, IL. He grew up in Fort Atkinson and graduated from high school there in 1947. He worked for Waterman, Fuge & Associates in Fort Atkinson as a draftsman. He became certified as a plumbing and electrical designer from the University of Pittsburgh, and started his own business, P & E Systems, in 1969, specializing in plumbing and electrical design. He married Margaret (Baird) Birk on November 1957. They were together 58 years before her passing in 2016. Carl was proud of his service as a sergeant...