Arthetta Carolyn Koerber

Koerber2Arthetta Carolyn Koerber, born on November 20, 1936, died Thursday morning, June 9, 2016, at age 79.  Carolyn was the daughter of John Edward Baldwin and Eloise Lavinia Baldwin of Louisville, Kentucky, graduated from Ahrens Trade School in 1954 and was employed as a Legal Secretary.  She was the loving wife of Clement J. Koerber Sr. for 59 years and is survived by four children Clement J. Koerber Jr. (Jerry & Tomoko) of Denver, Colorado; Eileen S. (John) Gutzwiller of Batesville; Diane (William) Miller of Maryville, Tennessee and Denice (Mike) Hinderberger of Reno, Nevada; brother Donald (Susie) Baldwin of Seattle, Washington; grandchildren Joshua Gutzwiller; Jennifer Wirrig; Nathan Koerber; Luke, Anna and Leah Miller; Jada and Jared Hinderberger; and great grandchildren Wyatt and Caroline Gutzwiller and Waylon Wirrig.  Church, family, friends and pets occupied her time.  As a member of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Cincinnati for 41 years, she enjoyed worship, fellowship and choir.  When two of her local grandchildren were preschoolers, she provided daycare and then volunteered in the lunch room and library of the primary school when they started school.  Though it was not intended to be an animal rescue, her country home was at one time the residence of as many as 30 stray animals.  Visitation will be held at the Weigel Funeral Home on Tuesday, June 14th, from 4 – 7 p.m. and Wednesday, June 15th, from 4:30 – 6 p.m. at Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 11981 Pippin Road in Cincinnati.  Funeral services follow at 6 p.m. with Rev. Alex Groth officiating.  A graveside service will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, June 16th, at St. Paul’s Cemetery Crossroads.  The family requests memorials to the Life Issues Institute or the Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church Building Fund.