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Lansing United Methodist Church
Sunday September 2nd, 2018
3:00pm - 5:00pm

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Lansing United Methodist Church
Monday September 3rd, 2018

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Karl William Czymmek

So many memories but not enough time. Karl William Czymmek, best known by family and friends as Will, passed away on August 28, 2018, just one day short of his eighteenth birthday.

He leaves behind a large grieving family. Two older sisters, Meredith and Madeline, and his parents, Karl and Anne Czymmek. His grandparents, Karl and Joyce Czymmek, his uncle Kirk and aunt Martha Czymmek, his aunt Maria and uncle Dana Paddock, his uncles Kent and Kyle Czymmek, his uncle Michael and aunt Kate Balcolm-Mattson, his uncle Mark and aunt Kim Mattson, his aunt Amber and uncle Peter Heimbucher, his aunt Amy Phelps, and many cousins.

Will graduated from Lansing High School this year, as a straight A student, and had just begun attending the University of Buffalo for nursing. He had a bright future but lost his battle with depression. He was dearly loved and is missed by so, so many.  If we could only turn back time and stop him from cutting short his precious life.

Will was predeceased by his sister, Emily, in 1994, and his grandparents, Sonny and Ellen Mattson, and his aunt Heather June.

Calling hours will be held from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 2, 2018, at Lansing United Methodist Church, 32 Brickyard Road, Lansing, NY 14882.  Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, September 3, 2018, at the church, with Pastor Alison Schmied officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Paige Cemetery in Downsville, NY.

To share a memory, please visit the online memorial at www.lansingfuneralhome.com.

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To Will's family,
We have so many memories of Will as a happy, active kid. Please know that we are here for you in any way. You have a home in Kansas at any time. We are both so sorry for your loss.

Kim and Emily Nicholson Sep 9 2018 12:00 AM

Condolences on the passing of Will. I only knew him from the gym we both went to and he was the most polite and engaging young man I've known, He was a tremendous worker in the gym, always pushing himself to improve, very driven, very admirable, always complaining about the shattered mess of a phone he had :-).... Godspeed Will

Pete B. Sep 9 2018 12:00 AM

Oh Annie, my heart aches for you and your family. Just know we are thinking and praying for you,

George and Audrey ( Hood) wood Sep 6 2018 12:00 AM

Karl and Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you, may it help to know that others care.

Judy and Harvey Morse Sep 6 2018 12:00 AM

Annie and Karl,

Sending our deepest sympathies for your loss. May your memories help console you. I do remember when I heard of his birth from Karl how proud he was. We are thinking of your both.

Dean and Gladys Frazier.

Dean Frazier Sep 5 2018 12:00 AM

Annie and Karl so sorry for your loss. Just know our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Nancy Howard Sep 5 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Anne and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. There are no words that will take the pain away, but please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Much love always,
Carla (Peck) Wahl

Carla (Peck) Wahl Sep 4 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Karl, Anne, Meredith, Maddie-
I am so, so, sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you and sending hugs from the West Coast.
Emily, Tim, Elias, and Margaret

Emily Henkle Sep 4 2018 12:00 AM

Karl, we are so sorry for your loss. Really understand the issues with depression.

Tom and Bonnie Tylutki Sep 4 2018 12:00 AM

Anne and family, I am so sorry for your tremendous loss. You are all in my thoughts...Anne, I know how special the mother/son bond is so Im holding you especially close to my heart. Much love, j

Joanne and Walt Cogswell Sep 4 2018 12:00 AM

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