Howard L. Kerr, 91, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, at Cedar Village Care Center in Ness City.  He was born Dec. 13, 1927, on a farm in Ness County to Paul and Frances (Fercking) Kerr.

He was a farmer/stockman. He was a member of Sacred Heart Church where he was a member of the Knights of Columbus for over 70 years. He belonged to motorcycle clubs for 10 years, traveling around the states. He was always active in his children’s activities. He married Florence Gabel on April 29, 1947, in Ness City. She died on April 30, 2010.

Survivors include four sons, Gaylen (Debra) Kerr, Ness City, Franklin (Linda) Kerr, Topeka, David (Mary) Kerr. Ballwin, Mo., Rick Kerr, Lawrence; a daughter, Leigh Ann Hendrickson, WaKeeney; 10 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, infant son Howard, and brother Wayne Kerr.

A Knights of Columbus rosary will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday with funeral service at 1:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Ness City. Burial in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Ness City.  Friends may call Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Sacred Heart Cemetery or Hospice of the Prairie.

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