April 6, 1963 - March 7, 2008
DUBLIN, Ireland -- Karl Raymond Kirwan, 44, died Friday (March 7, 2008) in Dublin, Ireland.
He was born April 6, 1963, at North Platte to Myron "Mike" and Jean (Larreau) Kirwan. He attended school in Paxton and Vernango and graduated from Chase County High School in Imperial in 1981.
He continued his education at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln where he played in the UNL marching band for three years. He then attended the University of Texas at Dallas, Texas, where he earned a degree in economics.
He worked in Dallas and Miami, Fla., before moving to Connecticut, where he married Renea Zeh on May 17, 1998, in Greenwich, Conn. He continued his career as a stock broker moving to New York and working on Wall Street.
His employment included investments and was recently working in Ireland and other European countries with the Westminster Securities Corporation. He was a member of the New York Stock Exchange as a managing director in Investment Banking.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Kathie and a brother, Michael.
Survivors include his wife, Renea of Calverton, N.Y.; parents, Mike and Jean Kirwan of Imperial; sister, Karen Weiner and husband, Richard of Charlotte, N.C.; brother, Kris Kirwan and wife, Ana of Charlotte, N.C.; three nieces; and two nephews.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, 11 a.m., (MT) at First United Methodist Church in Imperial with the Rev. Kay Alnor officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery.
Visitation is today until 6 p.m. (MT) at Liewer Funeral Home in Imperial.
Memorials have been established to North Fork Animal Welfare League Main Road Home, PO Box 315, Cutchogue, NY 11935 or the American Heart Association, 1550 South 70th Street, Suite 100, Lincoln, NE 68506.
Liewer Funeral Home of Imperial is in charge of arrangements.