Clarence Joseph Kerkove (1932 - 2011)


JESUP - Clarence Joseph "Casey" Kerkove 79, of Jesup, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, at his home following a lengthy illness.
He was born June 17, 1932, in Jesup the son of Frederick Nicholas Kerkove and Helen Anna (Even) Kerkove. On January 19, 1957, he was united in marriage to Elsie Mae Cue at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Oelwein.
Mr. Kerkove is survived by his wife, Elsie of Jesup. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 8, at St. Athanasius Catholic Church, Jesup. Burial will be at St. Athanasius Catholic Cemetery, Jesup.
Visitation will be held an hour before services Saturday at the church. Memorials will be directed to the Cedar Valley Hospice.
White Funeral Home, Jesup, is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in Independence Bulletin-Journal from Oct. 7 to Oct. 14, 2011