Joann (Grant) Kerns

March 19, 1940 ~ July 17, 2021 (age 81)


Pandora, Ohio

Joann Kerns, 81, died July 17, 2021, at her home near Pandora.  She was born near Bluffton, on March 19, 1940, to Harold and Alice (Dunbar) Grant.  They both preceded her in death.

On September 29, 1963, she married Carroll William Kerns.  He survived near Pandora.

Joann is survived by her son William (Shana) Kerns her daughter, Jennifer (Dennis) Salisbury; 5 grandchildren, Trent (Taylor) Kerns, Jacob Karhoff, Elizabeth (John) Young, Lydia Salisbury and Lillian Salisbury two great-grandchildren, Everly Rae Kerns and Deliah Karhoff; and five sisters, Deloras Marshall, Judi (John)  Badertcher, Mary (Mike) Bacome, Pam (Steve) Robey and Connie (Scott) Epley.

She was preceded in death by her brother in-law, John Marshall, sister in-law, Joan (Charles) Reynolds and nephew, John “Little John” Marshall.

Joann graduated from Lafayette School.  She and Bill enjoyed going to car shows.  Joann was avid at working crossword puzzles and her favorite thing was spending time with her family

Celebration of Life will be held August 15, 2021, from 2:00-6:00 p.m., at The Columbus Grove Community Center, 17524 Road 8-P, Columbus Grove.

Memorial contributions may be made to Donor’s Choice.

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Celebration of Life
August 15, 2021

2:00 PM
Columbus Grove Community Center, Columbus Grove

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