FAIRBORN E. Nanette Karns, age 57 of Fairborn, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday March 6, 2013. Known for her kind heart, her passion was to lovingly care for her fellow man and four-legged friends. Nanette is a graduate of Xenia High School and she graduated from Wright State University in 1977 with a BS in Education and Modern Languages. She was employed by the Ohio Masonic Home for nine years. A lifetime follower of Christ, she was a member of the Beavercreek Church of the Brethren. Nanette was preceded in death by her loving husband of 28 years, Joseph Karns; father, Robert Leonhart; and sister, Nancy Leonhart. She is survived by her mother, Mary Leonhart; daughters, Natalie and Molly (Jerry); grandchildren, Lenora and Logan; sister, Judy; brothers, Terry and Larry; loyal pets, Hershey, Rocky, and Fern. The family would invite anyone attending Nanette's memorial service to please bring photos of you and her to share. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday March 13, 2013 at 6:30 P.M. at the Beavercreek Church of the Brethren, 2659 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Beavercreek, Pastor Ty Pyles officiating. Arrangements in care of Belton-Stroup Funeral Home, Fairborn. Condolences may be made to the family at www.BeltonStroup.com.