Carolyn Faye Koerner was born February 6, 1943, at Charles City, IA, to Donald and Viola (Foord) Curtis. She graduated from Charles City High School and attended Sioux Falls College in Sioux Falls. She married Arlo Koerner in 1966 in Menno. She lived in Menno, northwest of Freeman and Charles City, IA. She had been a resident of Mitchell since 2008. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Charles City, IA and attended the Faith Missionary Church in Mitchell.
She is survived by one son, Paul Koerner and wife Sarah of Mitchell, two granddaughters, Brynna Mae and Amara Elizabeth Koerner and one sister, Arla Jean Watkins of Denver, CO. She was preceded in death by her parents.