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T-Ann Kerschner

May 21, 1932 — November 15, 2021

T-Ann Kerschner

Theolyn Ann (T-Ann) Kerschner, 89, of McPherson, Kansas entered Eternal Life on Monday, November 15, 2021.

T-Ann was born in Abilene, Kansas, the daughter of the late Ted and Ann Marie (Peterson) Wallerstedt, who were of Swedish heritage. When T-Ann was a young age, the family moved to McPherson. T-Ann attended Lincoln Elementary School, McPherson Jr. High School, and graduated from McPherson High School in 1950.

In October 1952, T-Ann was united in marriage to Clifford H. “Cliff” Kerschner at Trinity Lutheran Church in McPherson. Cliff preceded her in death on March 26, 2012.

T-Ann was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, singing in the Trinity Church Choir, working on quilts, and doing activities in the Fellowship Club. In addition to being active in her church, T-Ann worked many years in the public relations office at Bethany College and sang in the Messiah in Lindsborg. She and Cliff were active members of the American-Scandinavian Association. T-Ann was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, McPherson chapter.

Survivors include: daughter, Tonya Kerschner of El Dorado, KS; son, Craig Kerschner of Pattaya, Thailand; sister-in-law, Phyllis Kerschner of Hutchinson, KS; nephews, Brian Ball, Darwin Ball, Kirby Kerschner, Larry Kerschner, Kent Kerschner, and Ralph Kerschner; nieces, Rondi Caywood, Rexanne Kerschner, Terri Grooms, and Carla Lowry; and several grand-nieces and grand-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a sister, Janis Ball, an infant daughter, Karen; sisters-in-law, Geraldine Robinson, Virginia Hargraves, and JoAnna Kerschner, and Virginia Hatfield; brothers-in-law, Leon Ball, Don Kerschner, Lonnie Kerschner, Caris Hatfield, Richard Kerschner, and Rex Kerschner; and niece, Linda Ball.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, November 29, 2021, at Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev. Tim Leaf officiating. Burial will follow at the McPherson Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:30 AM until 10:30 AM prior to the service on Monday at the church. A luncheon for family and friends will follow the burial at Trinity Fellowship Hall. To view a livestream of the service, please go to http://trinitylutheranmcpherson.org.

The family requests that all attending the service wear a mask in respect for everyone’s health.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to McPherson Community Dinners, Kindred Hospice of McPherson, or Alzheimer’s Association in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of T-Ann Kerschner please visit our Sympathy Store.

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