Carl passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2007, at the Spencer Hospital.
Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery of Spencer.
Carl Edward Birchard, the son of William and Gretchen (Parks) Birchard, was born Sept. 6, 1960, in Spencer. His childhood years were spent in Spencer where he attended and graduated from Spencer High School. Following graduation, Carl graduated from Sheldon Community College as an auto body repairman.
Following his schooling Carl worked in Spencer and opened Carl's Mediastripping and Auto Body and co-owned CR Powdercoating with his brother Greg.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Gretchen Birchard; nephew, Tyler Tewes; paternal grandparents, Carl and Virta Birchard; and maternal grandparents, Ed and Laura Parks.
Carl is survived by his dad, William Birchard; three sisters: Laurie Tewes and husband, John, Heidi Chapman and husband, Sam, and Cari Crooks and husband, Jeff; and one brother, Greg Birchard and wife, LaDonna.
Arrangements are being handled by Warner Funeral Home of Spencer.