Lila F. Berner, a member of the HPROA, passed away on Friday, December 7, 2018, at the age of 80. She is survived by her husband Retired Sergeant Frederick E. Berner, also a member of the HPROA, who was last assigned to the Homicide Division until his retirement on March 29, 1991. Sergeant Lila F. Berner joined the Houston Police Department on December 28, 1959, Academy Class #23. During her career with the department, she was assigned to the Juvenile Division, Major Offenders Division, Office of Chief of Police, Homicide Division, and to the Burglary & Theft Division, until her retirement on May 30, 1989.
The body is entrusted with Grimes Funeral Chapels, 1214 Mulberry Street, Bandera, Texas 78003 (830) 796-3922. A visitation will be held at Grimes Funeral Chapels on Wednesday, December 12, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at Utopia United Methodist Church, 571 Cypress Street, Utopia, Texas 78884 (830) 966-3400, on Thursday, December 13, 2018, starting at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Vanderpool Cemetery, on Ranch Road 187, Vanderpool, Texas 78885.