Edwin Karber © Fairview Funeral Home 02-2007 Submitted by: Jo Aguirre
Funeral Services for Edwin “Eddy” Karber, 81, will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 11, 2007 at the Fairview Mennonite Brethren Church. The Reverend Brad Penner will officiate. Burial will be at 9:30 a.m., before the church service, at the South Mennonite Brethren Cemetery south of Fairview. Arrangements are by the Fairview Funeral Home, Inc.
Visitation will be from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Thursday and from 9:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, at Fairview Funeral Home Inc.
Edwin “Eddy” Karber was born March 21, 1926 in Fairview, Oklahoma to J.D. and Justena (Cornelsen) Karber and passed away August 8, 2007 at the Fairview Regional Medical Center. Eddy attended Progressive School and the Mennonite Brethren Bible School. He married Edna Hiebert on May 13, 1947 in Corn, Oklahoma. They were blessed with three children. Eddy farmed and was very active in the community. He served on many boards: Progressive School Board, Mennonite Property Aid Association Insurance Board and the Mennonite Mutual Insurance Board and was a member of Fairview Lions Club. Eddy was an active member of the Fairview Mennonite Brethren Church, served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Sunday school teacher and as a deacon of the church. Eddy loved his family and spent a lot of time attending his children’s and grandchildren’s activities at school and sports events. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather that will be missed by all who loved him.
He is survived by his wife Edna, of the home; son Royce and Grace Karber of Fairview; daughters Susan and Dan Janzen of Hillsboro, Kansas, and Barbara and Danny Ewbank of Fairview; 12 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, John Karber and Albert Karber, two sisters, Anna (Karber) Wichert and Bertha Karber.
Memorials can be made to the Fairview Mennonite Brethren Church with Fairview Funeral Home, Inc. acting as custodian.
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