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“Debbie, I know your Dad passed several years ago, but I just receintly learned the news shortly after my mom passed away, please know that I send you...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Chris (Berry) Priebe

“Debbie, I know your Dad passed several years ago, but I just receintly learned the news shortly after my mom passed away, please know that I send you...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Chris (Berry) Priebe

“Sally we are sending our prayers and sympathy to your and your family. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Joanne & Roger Parrish

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4 of 11 | Posted by: Wm "Butch" Hansen

“I met Art and Dave when we were teenagers hanging out at the Ellinee. We shared a love of the outdoors and Art gave me tips on duck hunting. I...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Wm "Butch" Hansen

“Sally we send our heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. Our prayers will be with you. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Patrick & Barbara O'Rourke

“Dear Sally and Family, My deepest sympathys on the loss of Art. He was such a kind and gentle soul. I'll never forget his kindness to me as a child...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Ronda Cogswell

“To the Kerschbaum Family, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your husband & father. I'm sorry I cannot be there, but please know you all are in...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Cindy (Maier) WoodBury, Eric & Hannah

“Sally and Family, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. This is a difficult time that only God's grace can sustain you. Love, Ruth ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Ruth Schadler

“My heart reaches out to all of you during this time of grieving. I will hold you in my thoughts & prayers and send wishes for a patient, loving path...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Merry Reasons

“Our deepest sympathy and condolences at your time of loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Trevor and Melody Ryor


Art Kerschbaum, loving husband, father, grandfather, son and
brother, 62, of Stevensville, passed away Tuesday, September
10, 2002 at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be recited
at 10:00 A.M. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, St.
Joseph with Msgr. Eugene Sears officiating. Cremation will
follow the services with burial of his ashes at Hickory Bluff
Cemetery in Stevensville. Friends may call from 5-8 P.M.
Thursday at Starks & Menchinger Family Funeral Home,
2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph. Liturgical Prayers will be recited
at 7:00 P.M. Thursday. Memorials may be made to Hospice
at Home or to the Family. Those wishing to share a memory
on line may do so at www.starks-menchinger.com.


Art was born on July 26, 1940 in St. Joseph to Carl & Millie
(Demler) Kerschbaum. He graduated from St. Joseph
Catholic High School in 1958. On July 8, 1961 he married
the former Sally Steimle in St. Joseph. Art was formerly
employed by Clark Equipment, George Miller & Sons, AM
General, and Zenith. For the last several years he had been
self employed in construction & remodeling, operating the
Home Handyman Service. Art was a member of St. Joseph
Catholic Church in St. Joseph. He was an avid
outdoorsman-Art loved hunting & fishing. He was a member
of Ducks Unlimited. Art was active in the Lakeshore
Baseball League where he served as a coach for many years.


Art is survived by his wife Sally; four daughters-Debbie (Jim
Higgins) Kerschbaum of St. Joseph; Laurie Zelmer of
Stevensville; Sue (Leonard) Rothrock of Stevensville; Cindy
Kerschbaum of Stevensville; one son-Art Kerschbaum of
Lexington, KY; four granddaughters-Morgan Zelmer, Lexie,
Gabrielle, & Isabella Rothrock; his mother-Millie
Kerschbaum of Bridgman; his brother-David (Donna)
Kerschbaum of St. Joseph; a sister-in-law-Mary Jo Roberts of
Oregon; nephews-Dave & Al Kerschbaum, Rob Steimle;
nieces-Nancy Steimle-Davis, Becky Roberts, Vanessa
Roberts; and a great niece-Airial Davis.