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DeLayne Karber – Metz Mortuary

    DeLayne Karber
    DeLayne Karber, age 80 of York, NE, died Tuesday, September 7, 2021 in York.  DeLayne was born on December 2, 1940 to Clarence E. and Rena (Martens) Karber in Okeene, OK.  On October 29, 1965, he was united in marriage to Cheryl Hart in Edmond, OK. 

    DeLayne was the state manager for a Feed Service Corporation in Crete, NE.  He was also in the Air Force Reserves. DeLayne loved to socialize, enjoyed playing cards, listen to music and was an ardent OU fan. DeLayne and his wife were both youth and music ministers back in Oklahoma.

    He is survived by his wife, Cheryl of Fairmont, NE, sons Jeff (Margi) Karber of Brainard, NE and Rocky (Heather) Karber of York, NE, daughter Kobi (Allen) Johnson of York, NE, grand children Anthony (Liz) Karber of Lincoln, NE, Mikala (Patrick) Wambold of Seward, NE, Brittany (Nick) Benes of Agnew, NE, Jalen Karber of Lincoln, NE, Amber Karber of Omaha, NE, Tanner Wagner, Madizyn Wagner, Brantlee Karber and MaKenzlee Karber all of York, NE, and five great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Mary (Mark) Hopkins of Sand Springs, OK.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, infant brother Terrell and his grandson Quinten Karber.

    There will be a Celebration of Life service to be held at 5:00 pm., Saturday, September 25, 2021 at the 4-H building at the York Fair grounds. Private family inurnment. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation. 


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