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Edward Herman Kersten

Edward Herman Kersten

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  • Name Edward Herman Kersten 
    Born 11 Nov 1935  Kalamazoo,Kalamazoo,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Aug 2011  Kalamazoo,Kalamazoo,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Obituary 15 Aug 2011  Kalamazoo,Kalamazoo,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Kalamazoo Gazette 
    • KERSTEN Edward H.
      Age 75
      Of Parchment
      Passed away on August 13, 2011 at his home. Edward was born on November 11, 1935 in Kalamazoo the son of Herman and Helen (Taylor) Kersten. Edward was a Veteran having served in the US Army. He worked for Clausing Industrial, Inc. (formerly the Atlas Press Company) retiring after 36 years of service. Edward was a member of the V.F. W. Post 5855, the Moose Lodge #88 and the Eagles. He enjoyed golfing and bowling and loved to sing. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers: William and John Kersten. Surviving are his wife of 35 years, Shirley (Sanders) Kersten; children: Michael (Dawn) Kersten of Kalamazoo; Brenda (Scott) Savage of Hastings; Richard (Amy) Card of Delton; Terry (Maxine) Card of Marshall and Debra (Robert) Houston of Chester, NJ; ten grandchildren: Melissa Savage; Steven Savage; Bryan Card; Darin Card; Andrea Card; Tyler Card; Courtney Kersten; Lauren Kersten; Jenna Houston and Jeffrey Houston; four great grandchildren; two sisters: Mary Jo (Bill) Bos of Alaska and Linda (Leo) Craft of Florida and several nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 from 6-8 PM at
      PARCHMENT-REDMOND
      Funeral Home
      2300 East G. Ave. 349-7735
      Where a Memorial Service will be held at 12:30 PM on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 with Pastor Jim Dyke officiating. Interment of cremains will follow at 2:00 PM in Ft. Custer National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan.


      Published in Kalamazoo Gazette on August 15, 2011
    Cremated 17 Aug 2011  Battle Creek,Calhoun,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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    Person ID I8714  Rgstrong Family genes. | Descendants of Josiah Churchill, abt 1615, Descendants of Leonard Phillip Conine, 1799-1873, Descendants of Samuel Strong, I7180
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2011 

    Father Ancestors Herman Edward Kersten,   b. 21 Aug 1909, Kalamazoo,Kalamazoo,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1986, Kalamazoo,Kalamazoo,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Ancestors Helen Marie Taylor,   b. 5 Jun 1906, Kalamazoo,Kalamazoo,Michigan,United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 14 Jan 1933  Goshen,Elkhart,Indiana,United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8196  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 (Divorced) Ancestors Darlene Gail Baldwin Married: 2x2x  
    Children 
    +1. Micheal Edward Kersten Married: 2x2x 
    +2. Brenda Kay Kersten
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2011 
    Family ID F2647  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Shirley Sanders Married: 2x2x  
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2011 
    Family ID F8192  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Nov 1935 - Kalamazoo,Kalamazoo,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Aug 2011 - Kalamazoo,Kalamazoo,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - Kalamazoo Gazette - 15 Aug 2011 - Kalamazoo,Kalamazoo,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCremated - 17 Aug 2011 - Battle Creek,Calhoun,Michigan,United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S698] The Kalamazoo Gazette, Michigan. Kalamazoo., (http://obits.mlive.com: 2009), "KERSTEN Edward H. Age 75 Of Parchment," 8/15/2011, online obituaries (http://obits.mlive.com/obituaries/kalamazoo/obituary.aspx?n=edward-kersten&pid=153127937 : accessed 9/20/2011). (Reliability: 3), 20 Sep 2011.
      KERSTEN Edward H.
      Age 75
      Of Parchment
      Passed away on August 13, 2011 at his home. Edward was born on November 11, 1935 in Kalamazoo the son of Herman and Helen (Taylor) Kersten. Edward was a Veteran having served in the US Army. He worked for Clausing Industrial, Inc. (formerly the Atlas Press Company) retiring after 36 years of service. Edward was a member of the V.F. W. Post 5855, the Moose Lodge #88 and the Eagles. He enjoyed golfing and bowling and loved to sing. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers: William and John Kersten. Surviving are his wife of 35 years, Shirley (Sanders) Kersten; children: Michael (Dawn) Kersten of Kalamazoo; Brenda (Scott) Savage of Hastings; Richard (Amy) Card of Delton; Terry (Maxine) Card of Marshall and Debra (Robert) Houston of Chester, NJ; ten grandchildren: Melissa Savage; Steven Savage; Bryan Card; Darin Card; Andrea Card; Tyler Card; Courtney Kersten; Lauren Kersten; Jenna Houston and Jeffrey Houston; four great grandchildren; two sisters: Mary Jo (Bill) Bos of Alaska and Linda (Leo) Craft of Florida and several nieces and nephews. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 from 6-8 PM at
      PARCHMENT-REDMOND
      Funeral Home
      2300 East G. Ave. 349-7735
      Where a Memorial Service will be held at 12:30 PM on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 with Pastor Jim Dyke officiating. Interment of cremains will follow at 2:00 PM in Ft. Custer National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan.


      Published in Kalamazoo Gazette on August 15, 2011