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Service and visitation Saturday for Robert 'Bob' P. Kerns

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Robert “Bob” P. Kerns, age 89, of Valparaiso, IN passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2020.

He was born on January 11, 1931, in Valparaiso, IN, to Paul Lewis and Aleath Mable (Sands) Kerns.

Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Marie Kerns; children, Cheryll (Dennis) Gamauf, Randy (Denise) Kerns, James (Amy) Kerns and Karen Montuori; grandchildren, Joshua (Shannon) Johnston, Lindsay (Jim) Green, Michael Johnston, Jessica (Rocco) Calipari, Christopher (Amanda) Kerns, Cassandra Kerns, Christine (Brennen) Hvezda, Ashley (Sean) Antell, Jr., Shelina (Ryan) Samanas, Josiah Ketterman, Elizabeth (John) Maddox and James Ketterman; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 21, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m., at Liberty Bible Church, 824 N. Calumet Rd., Chesterton, IN, 46304.

Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the church with Pastor Darrell Crots officiating.

Burial will follow services at Graceland Cemetery in Valparaiso, IN.

Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home of Chesterton, IN, is entrusted with arrangements.

Online condolences may be made to the family at



Posted 11/19/2020




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