Karen Berger was born on November 26, 1958 to Judy and Davis Burnett. She was raised in San Antonio, Texas where she developed a great love for horses, and barrel racing. She worked as a waitress while raising three boys. Many have been touched by her uncanny ability to identify and assist those in need. She was a kind and giving soul that selflessly cared for everyone that she knew. She was an articulate poet who found solace in her many notebooks of emotional scribings. She loved fiercely and fully, and had the grace to forgive the unforgiveable. On Sunday April 22, she passed leaving behind her three children; Jonathan, James, and Daniel. She is survived by her parents Judy and Davis, and her sister Kelley, and her brother Mike. The following is one of her poems: God bless you my teacher I will not disappoint you You gave me something special Your gentleness your presence your greatest feature For that I love you For touching my life You have taught me well And given me a little peace In this existence we sometimes call hell

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  1. I am grief stricken over the loss of Karen. She was a wonderful woman. May God bless her family during this difficult time.

  2. A wonderful sister in law and and all around Great friend that will all ways be a special memory in my Heart I going to niss you

  3. Our dear neighbor will truly be missed, the special memories will live inside our hearts forever.Our deepest sympathy. Robin & Eva Martinez

  4. Karen, I miss you…you were my neighbor for many years. It’s hard to look out my window and not see your car or you out there anymore… it breaks my heart. I would like to share something with everyone… The last time we spoke in our conversation you held my hand into yours and it was one of those hand holdings that you see the older people do… you know the kind filled with love, kindness and so much depth… and you told me thank you… I think it was a thank you of understanding… but that hand into hand I will never forget… I told my son about that hand into hand (a teaching moment for him) I told him that that is how you know when somebody is good in their hearts… you feel the love, but most of all you feel the “goodness in their heart”.. and that is what I felt that day as you walked away. You didn’t go to a place where we all will not follow… someday we will meet up again… My condolences to her sons, mother, father, sister, brother and all those who loved her… God Bless. Such a beautiful poem… Mini Kaplan and family

  5. My mothers service will be on Saturday May 5 at 12pm at the church under the bridge. The address is 724 chestnut San Antonio TX.

  6. I always admired Karen– she was a good cook & gracious hostess. Karen had a green thumb & always had beautiful plants & yard. But most importantly, Karen was a good mother that raised 3 good men. She was a giver. I always enjoyed my visits with her. She left a lot of love in this world, & will be missed. <

  7. I was a childhood friend of Karen’s and am so sad that she has passed. What great memories I have of all our adventures. She always made me laugh when I was down and always had a secret to share. She was a true and special friend. I will miss her until I meet with her in Heaven.

  8. I worked with Karen at Pour la France in San Antonio for two years. Karen and I were both headwaiters and evevn after Pour la France closed, Karen and I stayed in close contact until 2005. I miss Karen dearly, and I am dearly sorry to find out about her passing. The world will miss you Karen Berger. Thanks for being such a good friend to me.

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