Obituary: Frederick William Koberna



Frederick William Koberna, 85, of Carmel passed away Nov. 13. He was born on June 9, 1931, in Chicago, Ill. Fred was a graduate of Morgan Park Military Academy and Michigan State University. Fred was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Fred was actively involved and a member of many community organizations, including the Carmel American Legion and the Carmel Golden K Kiwanis Club. Fred was also a member of Central Indiana Woodworkers. He managed the Kiwanis Woodshop at Janus Developmental Services in Noblesville.

Survivors include his loving wife, Arlene; children, Fred (Ann), Janet (Rusty) and Susan (Mike); grandchildren, Kaylyn and Trenton, Lauren and Mike (Moira).

Family and friends will gather at 10 a.m. Nov. 18 in St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, of which Fred was a member, and where the Celebration of Life Service will begin at noon.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations may be given to the Golden K Kiwanis Club Foundation or St. Mark’s United Methodist Church.

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