Bernard K. Coston was born November 18, 1923 to Charles and Leola Coston. He married his wife, Anna, on July 6, 1952. Together they had five children. Bernard served his country during the Korean War. After the war he worked as a mail carrier in Midland. He was also a member of the West Branch VFW Post #3775. Bernard died March 18, 2009 and rests in Emerson Township Cemetery. Bernard K. Coston is one of many Gratiot County men and women who served their county, state and nation during a time of war.