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.
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