Kerling, Albert John 1
- Born: Jun 21, 1918, Canby, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, USA
- Marriage: Ketchner, Frances Elzora on Jul 20, 1946 in San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
- Died: Sep 23, 2004, Green Valley, Pima, Arizona, USA at age 86
October 3, 2004 - Austin Daily Herald, Austin, Minnesota - Obituary
Albert J. Kerling, 86, of Green Valley, Ariz. died Sept. 23, 2004.
He was born June 21, 1918, in Yellow Medicine County, Minn. to Mathias "Ma tt" and Katharine (Meyer) Kerling and grew up in Austin, Minn. Albert w as a World War II veteran and career Navy pilot who served in the Pacif ic and took part in the Battle of Midway. He served 12 months in Vietn am in 1963 and retired from the Navy in 1965 after 25 years of active duty .
He is survived by wife Frances, Green Valley, Ariz.; son Larey, Fort Coll ins, Colo.; daughter Julie (Ed) Gallagher, Dayton, Ohio; two grandchildre n; sisters Mathilda "Tillie" Schumacher, Austin, Adeline (Clinton) Christi anson, Blooming Prairie, Lucille (Don) Ramlo, Austin; brothers Lea (Ramon a) Kerling, Austin, Vernon (Pat) Kerling, Sparta, Wis.; sister-in-law Viol et Kerling, Austin.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and a sister. Serv ices were held at Green Valley Mortuary and interment will be at Southe rn Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Albert married Frances Elzora Ketchner on Jul 20, 1946 in San Diego, San Diego, California, USA. (Frances Elzora Ketchner was born on Jan 17, 1921 in Poplar, Roosevelt, Montana, USA.)