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S. Walter “Willie” Kerns

Oct. 31, 1944 to Jan. 5, 2019

S. Walter “Willie” Kerns, 74, passed away on Friday, January 5, 2019.  He was born in Virginia on October 31, 1944.  Willie was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War during which he served as a medic and was a prisoner of war.  He was a member of several motorcycle clubs.

Willie is survived by his girlfriend of 31 years, Cheryl Oswandel Rich of the home; a son, David Kerns of Baxter Springs, KS; a daughter, Monika Stephens of Seneca, SC; grandchildren, Alicia and Emma Lou Stephens, Michael Kerns, and Levi Heady; a great-grandson, Anthony Kerns; and a sister, Ruth Ann Boardman.

Willie was preceded in death by his first wife, Elfriede Monki Kaegi Kerns; and his second wife, Sue Kerns.

Services will be held at a later date.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family.

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