2017-04-19 / Obituaries

Berneta R. Lauber

Berneta Lauber Berneta Lauber Berneta R. Lauber, age 92 years, of Grand Blanc, Mich., and formerly of Archbold, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017, at Grand Blanc.

She was born Oct. 22, 1924, at Wauseon, the daughter of William and Cora (Knierim) Behnke.

She married Robert Lauber on Jan. 28, 1945, and he preceded her in death on June 30, 1985.

A resident of the Archbold area many years before moving to Michigan in 1997, she was a homemaker and worked at Fairlawn Haven.

She enjoyed gardening, landscaping, and for several years traveling with her husband as he moved families from one location to another across the country.

She is survived by three children, Gary (Nancy) Lauber of Defiance, David Lauber of Bellevue and Connie (Michael) Peters of Grand Blanc, Mich.; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one brother, Bernard Behnke of Angola, Ind.; and three stepbrothers, Roger (Pauline) Griffin of Malvern, Hal Griffin of Maumee, and Jerry (Ruth) Griffin of Lititz, Pa.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Services will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at Short Funeral Home in Archbold with Rev. Jerry J. Griffin officiating. Interment will follow in the Lauber Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday. The family suggests that memorials be given to Fairlawn Haven. www.Short FuneralHome.com.

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