Memorial services for Karl Berner, 77, of Couch, Mo., were held April 25, 22004, at Pleasant Hill Church East of Thayer. He died at his home April 13, 2004.
Local arrangements were under the direction of Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Millersburg, Ohio, with arrangements under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home in Millersburg.
Survivors include his wife, Eileen of the home near Couch; a daughter, Nancy Hart and husband, Mac, of Marietta, Ga.; two grandchildren -- Beth Hart of Marietta, and Aaron Hart of the United States Navy; two brothers -- George Berner and wife, Juanita, of Millersburg, and John Berner and wife, Adrienne, of Dover, Ohio; two sisters -- Claire Casey and husband, Eugene, of Canton, Ohio, and Dorothy Close of Millersburg.
He was a former Elder of Faith Bible Church in Millersburg, and past Killbuck Township Trustee. He was active in the Gideon International-Thayer Camp and attended Pleasant Hill Freewill Baptist Church. He was a livestock farmer in the Couch area.