May 17, 2007
May 17, 2007
William M. Kershner, 69, passed away on Thursday May 17, 2007 in Arbors of Sylvania. He was born in Alderson West Virginia to Harold and Mary Katherine Kershner. Before his retirement, William was employed by the Auburndale Company for many years. During his time there he worked in with specialized machinery, its transportation, and installation and project estimating. Williams's hobbies included traveling, cooking, and building doll houses for his granddaughters. He loved camping and often stayed at Sunny's in Wauseon Ohio. He was a former member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. He enjoyed spending time with friends and will be remembered especially for his sense of humor. William is survived by his loving family, sons, Matt (Terry) Kershner, Mark (Susan) Kershner; grandchildren, Stephanie, Sara, Ashley, Timmy, Megan, and Taylor; siblings, Robert Kershner, James (Elaine) Kershner, and Martha (Jimmy) Branham. He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Joni. Williams's family wishes to extend special thanks to all of the nurses, staff and caregivers at Arbors of Sylvania and at St. Anne's for the excellent care that he received. Friends are invited to visit from 2:00-8:00PM on Monday May 21, 2007 in the Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 419-472-7633 where services will begin on Tuesday at 11:00AM. Entombment in Ottawa Hills Memorial Park Cemetery. Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the American Lung Association of Ohio.
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