William H. Kerwin, 82 of Onamia, passed away September 29, 2013 at the Minnesota Veterans Home in Silver Bay.
William was born July 27, 1931, in Kennebec, S.D. to Bridget and William Kerwin. He served in the United States Air Force for four yearsand served in the Korean War. William touched many lives in 82 years and will be deeply missed.
William is survived by his wife, Genevieve; sons Bill (Terri) Kerwin, of Onamia, Jeff (Gail) Kerwin, of Omaha, Neb.; daughters Sheryl (Shawn) Pederson of Milaca, Debby (Joel) Anderson of Mora; grandchildren Brett, Sara, Tyson, Jon, Aspen, Codee, Jessica, Randy, Brendan, and Cameron; sister Marg; and brothers Dennis, Joe, and Bob. He was preceded in death by his mom, Bridget; father, William; sister-in-law Jan; brother-in-law Lorence. He is also survived by former wife Dona Kerwin of Rawlins, Wyo.
Interment with Military Honors will be held at 11 AM, Friday, October 4, 2013 at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Camp Ripley. A gathering will be held at the Onamia VFW from 2-6 PM following the graveside services on Friday.