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Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland 2032

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Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« on: March 11, 2019, 03:17:01 AM »
I am sad to report that my brother, Karl Soppeland of Boulder, Colorado lost his battle with cancer two days ago.  During the last twenty years he assembled one of the finest collections of Swiss Army Knives in North America with almost 3000 different models.   He purchased knives on his travels throughout the world and from many varied sources.

If anyone is interested in his collection please contact me at (email removed- contact Grant if interested) for more information. 

« Last Edit: March 11, 2019, 12:39:35 PM by Grant Lamontagne »
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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2019, 03:35:46 AM »
I'm so sorry to read this post.  It really hit home.  My brother passed in August and it's so difficult to endure.
My sincerest condolences for your family.
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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2019, 04:25:29 AM »
My condolences on your family's loss. 

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And get out of here." -  Steely Dan
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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2019, 04:47:02 AM »
Sincerest condolences. Karl's passing is a HUGE loss to the SAK collecting community.

I sent you an email - please let me know if you need help with Karl's collection. Karl was a good friend and I'd like to see his wonderful knives find good homes.
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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2019, 05:18:25 AM »
My condolences, and may we help you find comfort.

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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2019, 05:47:50 AM »
Sorry to hear this mate. May strength and peace be with you.
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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2019, 06:06:35 AM »
Sending my condolences to you. 

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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #7 on: March 11, 2019, 07:22:28 AM »
My condolences.
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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2019, 07:34:08 AM »
Wishing you and your family all the strength you need to get through this difficult time...

:hug:

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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #9 on: March 11, 2019, 08:08:06 AM »
ColoSwiss, my condolences for your family. 
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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #10 on: March 11, 2019, 09:06:00 AM »
I am shocked to hear this, Karl was a great member of the SAK community and always surprised me with his pictures. If some extremely rare model of SAK was discussed you could always expect Karl to pop up with some pictures, he seemed to have everything.

My condolences and I wish you and your family all the strength on processing this loss  :-[

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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #11 on: March 11, 2019, 10:53:54 AM »
I'm also shocked to hear this. My condolences.
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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #12 on: March 11, 2019, 10:56:20 AM »
My condolences.

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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #13 on: March 11, 2019, 11:07:47 AM »
Jesus, my brother passed away last year too, also from cancer. I'm very sorry to hear of your loss, my condolences.

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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #15 on: March 11, 2019, 11:26:31 AM »
Sorry to hear of Karl's passing.

I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
« Last Edit: March 11, 2019, 02:03:57 PM by VICMAN »
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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #16 on: March 11, 2019, 11:29:27 AM »
Sorry for your loss ColoSwiss.

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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #17 on: March 11, 2019, 11:33:13 AM »
So sorry for your loss   :salute:
« Last Edit: March 11, 2019, 11:51:30 AM by magentus »

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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #18 on: March 11, 2019, 12:06:11 PM »
My condolences.
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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #19 on: March 11, 2019, 12:10:23 PM »
Just to clarify, Karl, aka ColoSwiss is who passed away, not his brother.  His brother was kind enough to let us know, despite having to deal with this loss in his own life, and for that, I greatly thank him.

This is a HUGE loss to our community and I am very sorry to hear of this.  Karl was a great friend and an exceptionally knowledgeable collector.  He and I go way back, to well before Multitool.org, and I was very glad when he made the jump from SOSAK to MTO with me.

Karl, I am glad to hear that you are no longer suffering, but I am going to miss you immensely.  RIP buddy, and my most sincere condolences to your family.  And huge thanks again to your brother (I'm sorry, I don't know your name) for taking the time out of your grieving to let a bunch of faceless people on the internet know what happened.

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« Last Edit: March 11, 2019, 12:35:49 PM by Whoey »

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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #20 on: March 11, 2019, 12:17:54 PM »
My condolences. May he rest in peace.

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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #21 on: March 11, 2019, 12:22:39 PM »
Rest in Peace Karl. My condolences to his family.
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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #22 on: March 11, 2019, 12:23:24 PM »
RIP Karl.
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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #23 on: March 11, 2019, 12:35:54 PM »
Sorry for your loss ColoSwiss.
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Re: Sad news about long time collector Karl Soppeland
« Reply #24 on: March 11, 2019, 12:51:43 PM »
So, so sorry to hear this. :'(  Karl was a great guy, a big part of this forum and will be sorely missed.


 

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