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Doris Kerstner

July 17, 1935 — July 3, 2022

Wausau

Doris J. Kerstner, age 86, of Wausau died on Sunday, July 3, 2022 at her sons home with her family by her side.

Doris was born on July 17 1935 to the late Albert and Eleanor (Forsberg) Strelow.  She married Donald Kerstner in Bowler in 1954.

Doris loved to cook and share meals with family and friends, especially on holidays.  She enjoyed crafting with friends, weaving baskets, coloring her pencil sketches and creating greeting cards.  She stained a lot of Don’s hand-crafted furniture.  In retirement she enjoyed working at the C.V.A.  She and Don liked to golf with her sister, Bonnie and her husband Gus and spend winter months in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

She was a long-time member of Trinity Lutheran Church on Stewart Ave, Wausau.

She is survived by her son’s Sheldon (Arlene) and Kevin and sister Bonnie Moede and nieces and nephews.

Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, July 15, 2022 at Brainard Funeral Home, 522 Adams St., Wausau.  The Rev. Timothy Smith will officiate.  Visitation will take place from 10:00 am until the time of service at the funeral home on Friday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Orphan Grain Train in Doris's name at www.ogt.org.

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Friday, July 15, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Brainard Funeral Home and Cremation Center

522 Adams St, Wausau, WI 54403

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Funeral Service

Friday, July 15, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Central time)

Brainard Funeral Home and Cremation Center

522 Adams St, Wausau, WI 54403

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