Beatrice “Bea” Kerner, age 76 of Rhinelander, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 in Woodruff. Bea was born Jan. 18, 1941 in Chicago, Ill. to George and Wilma (Pietila) Wilson.
She is survived by her husband Jerry; her daughter Wendy (Peter) Kerner-Thayer of Fairplay, Colo.; her sons, Michael Kerner of Woodbury, Minn., David Kerner of Rhinelander and Dale (Katherine) Kerner of Boise, Idaho; her grandchildren, Josh and Lauren Kerner and Ella Thayer; sister, Jean Czinki of Sugar Camp, Ill.; nieces,nephews, other family and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister Betty and a brother Roy.
A gathering to honor Bea will be held at a later date. The Carlson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements for the Kerner family.