Carl "Buddy" A. Knoll, 61, of Watertown, passed away Monday, June 24, 2019, at Rainbow Hospice Inpatient Center in Johnson Creek.

A visitation for Buddy will take place on Saturday at Hafemeister Funeral Home from 10 a.m. until noon. Sharing of memories will be held at the end of the visitation. Hafemeister Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Watertown is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at

Carl "Buddy" Alan Knoll was born April 24, 1958, in Watertown, son of Carl and Lydia (nee Munzel) Knoll. Buddy worked at Waukesha Foundry in his younger years before transferring to the construction industry where he worked for various companies. Buddy found his happiness on a boat with a rod in his hand. He was an avid fan of the Packers, Brewers and Badgers. Most of all, Buddy loved spending time with his daughter. Buddy's life was complete after meeting his granddaughter Aria. Buddy was truly a friend to all and he had a way to make everybody laugh. His sense of humor will truly be missed.

Buddy is survived by his daughter, Katie (Joshua) Wiza; granddaughter, Aria Wiza; sisters, Mary Jean Christian and Elaine (Kenny) Olson; sister-in-law, Marie Knoll; as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Linda (Jim) Goehl, Edward Knoll and Kenny Knoll.

Hafemeister Funeral Home & Cremation Service

611 E. Main St. Watertown