Jim Kerns

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Kerns, Jim It is with great sadness and love that the family of Jim Kerns announces his passing on Wednesday August 8, 2018 at the age of 85 after battling cancer. Jim will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 19 years, Carol Kerns; and her daughter, Jo Marie (and husband Chance) Byrd. He will join in heaven his wife of 44 years, Norma Kerns; and daughter, Cindy Kerns; and will be sorely missed by their children, Kurt Kerns, Kelly (and his wife Amy) Kerns and Janeen Morgan. He will forever be remembered by his loving grandchildren, Ryan Records, Miles and Gage Morgan, Zeke, Trevor and Caroline Kerns. A native of Wichita, Jim attended North High School where he was a football and wrestling standout and met his first wife Norma. He enjoyed a long career leading fundraising sales for schools throughout the region. He was president of Mulvane High School's Booster Club and active in the Lions Club. After Norma's passing, Jim and Carol were married in May 1999 and have enjoyed their time together traveling and being with friends and family. Jim's faith was very important to him and he was always an active member in the churches he attended. He was the leader and rock of the family. A funeral service will be held Monday, August 13 at 2:00 pm at Cornerstone Christian Church at 5531 E. 37th St. N, Wichita, KS 67220 where Jim was a longtime active member. Memorial donations in Jim's honor may be made to Cornerstone Christian Church at the above address.
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Published in The Wichita Eagle from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12, 2018