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Loretta A. "Lori" Kerman

Loretta A. "Lori" Kerman
  • March 3, 1944 - February 6, 2020
  • Gull Lake (Augusta), Michigan
  • "Cure PSP"
    1216 Broadway Avenue, 2nd Floor
    New York, NY 10001
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    501 St. Jude Place
    Memphis, TN 38105

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“Aaron - I just heard about your Mom, and I just wanted to tell you how terribly sorry I am for your loss. What great times and wonderful memories we...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Sue Sanders - Battle Creek, MI

“My dear Lori. Through thick and thin, enjoying the best of times and enduring the worst. Through all our twists and turns of cherished memories. So...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Ric Ziolkowski - STUDIO CITY, CA

“Arron & To The Family of Lori,Our sincere sympathy, sadness and prayers to all. Lori has been my dear friend for many years. We shared so many...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Linda Cross - Augusta, MI

“a pure spirit with an infectious laugh, an angel grounded by this world..Loved who she was, and always will be... ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Blaine Ziolkowski - Los Angeles, CA

“Lots of great memories being held close to our hearts. Especially loved her smile and her undeniable laugh - everyone loved her in our family. Our...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Nona Reinsch - Bay City, MI

“ToBig Sister Lori ~ From Little BrotherI remember when I was starting high school you took me shopping for some stylish clothes so I didnt look like...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Louie Kaczynski - Stuart, FL

“Sending love and comfort during the loss of your Mother. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Judy, Pete and family Judis - MI

“May the Lord fill your hearts with peace and comfort. Aunt Loretta is in the loving arms of Jesus. Please receive our sincere sympathy, love and...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Alan & Monica Kaczynski - Hemlock, MI

“May the angels welcome you to paradise. Love you always. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Sharon Czerny - Saginaw, MI

“We had so many memories as we grew old through the years. Some of those times were fun and some were sad. I will always remember your stops at my...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Jerome Kaczynski - Midland, MI

“I'll miss you my dear sister. We were best friends from childhood through adulthood. So many wonderful memories you're leaving me. May you rest in...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Marjorie Smith - Raleigh, NC


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Loretta A. "Lori" Kerman of Gull Lake (Augusta), MI

Lori, age 75, passed at her home on Thursday, February 6, 2020 after years long battle against Progressive Supranuclear Palsy.

Born Mar. 3, 1944, in Bay City, MI, Lori was the daughter of the late George and Albina (Dmoch) Kaczynski. She graduated from TL Handy High School in Bay City before attending and graduating from Western Michigan University. She worked at UpJohn Company as an accountant before retiring to raise her son. She enjoyed tennis, art, travel, and creating lasting memories with her family and friends.

In 1981 Lori was united in marriage to Stanley Kerman. Sadly, he preceded her in death on Oct. 13, 2013. Surviving is her son Aaron Kerman of Chicago, IL. Lori is additionally survived by her sister, Marge Smith and brothers, Louis (Kathy) Kaczynski and Jerome (Mary) Kaczynski, sisters-in-law Kay Kaczynski and Carol Sininski, brother-in-law, Pat Periard as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Walt Kaczynski; twin brothers Joseph and George; sister, Rose Marie Periard; brother-in-law, Walt Smith; sister-in-law, Rita Siegel and step-father, John Gwisdala.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, February 15th at 10:30 a.m. in St. Ann Catholic Church, 12648 East D Avenue, Augusta, MI 49012 with Father Max Nightingale, Celebrant and Deacon Michael A. Carl, Assisting. Final interment will be in St. Anthony Catholic Cemetery, Fisherville, MI. Lori's family will greet friends after the Mass in the Church Social for a time of fellowship and a luncheon. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Lori's honor may be directed to "Cure PSP" 1216 Broadway Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001 or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.