KARAKLA, Richard E., age 73, 41 year resident of Tucson. Passed away Monday, October 21, 2013. Born June 8, 1940 in Springfield, MA. Richard was a 20 year veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he also worked for Burr Brown and Texas Instruments of Tucson. Richard was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church and the DAV. He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Rosemarie Karakla of Tucson; sons, Edward (Carol) of Albuquerque, NM and Robert (Dee) Karakla of Vail, AZ; sisters, Joan Gould and Madeline (Jerry) Dennis of Feeding Hills, MA and Barbara (Jim) Lambert of Enfield, CT; brother-in-law, George (Pat) Renaudette of Melbourne, FL and grandsons, Richard of Las Vegas, NM, Jacob of Albuquerque, NM, Christopher and Eric USMC, San Diego, CA. Visitation Thursday (tonight) October 24, 2013, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at BRING'S BROADWAY CHAPEL, 6910 E. Broadway, Tucson. Funeral Mass Friday, October 25, 2013, 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 1375 S. Camino Seco. Entombment with full military honors, to follow in Our Lady of the Desert Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials in memory of Richard may be made to the charity of the donor's choice. Friends are invited to leave online condolences for the family at: www.bringfuneralhome.com