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Michael Frederick Kernan

May 7, 1936 ~ September 8, 2021 (age 85)

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Obituary

KERNAN, Michael Frederick - Age 85, of Fenton, died Wednesday, September 8, 2021.  Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Sharp Funeral Homes; Fenton Chapel, 1000 Silver Lake Road, Fenton (A live stream of the service will be available on Michael's obituary page at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com).  Chaplain Goodman Cox officiating.  Visitation will be held at the funeral home Saturday from 12:00 PM until the time of the service.  Those desiring may make contributions to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. 

Michael was born May 7, 1936 in St. Louis, MO, the son of Francis and Marjorie (Weiss) Kernan.  He was a 1954 graduate of Messick High School in Memphis, TN.  He received a Bachelor's Degree in Business from the University of Mississippi.  He retired from the U.S. Army as a Lieutenant Colonel and was a veteran of the Vietnam War; and then worked as a Defense Contractor for 20 years.  Michael married Ann Marie McCallum Kerzic September 4, 1988 in Fenton. He enjoyed woodworking.  

Surviving are his wife, Ann Marie; children, Kelly (Kris) Kernan of Tuscaloosa, AL, Alison (Kevin) Aldrich of Gulf Port, MS, Patrick (Krissy) Kernan of Traverse City, Shannon (Ken) Brant of Fenton, Ann-Margaret (David) Hieber of Wixom, and Roberta Kerzic of Fenton; 13 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.  

He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Margaret Anne Kernan; and sister, Nancy.  Online tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com.    

To send flowers to Michael's family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Saturday
September 18, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel
1000 Silver Lake Road
Fenton, MI 48430

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 18, 2021

2:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel
1000 Silver Lake Road
Fenton, MI 48430

Video is available for this event


Donations

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

Food Bank of Eastern Michigan
2300 Lapeer Road, Flint MI 48503
Tel: 1-810-239-4441
Web: https://www.fbem.org/

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