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March 14, 1930 – March 14, 2022

Walter Martin Kerber, age 92, of Winsted, passed away on Monday, March 14, 2022 at Bayside Manor in Gaylord.

He was born on March 14, 1930 in Excelsior the son of Charles and Irene (Welter) Kerber.

On October 23, 1951, Walter M. Kerber and Patricia L. Grimm were joined in holy marriage at Guardian Angels Church in Chaska.   God blessed their marriage with six children.   Pat Kerber preceded her husband in death on April 14, 2016.

Wally’s passion was farming and he loved to work!   After his dairy herd was sold, he was employed at ShadowBrooke Golf Course near Lester Prairie.

Wally enjoyed fixing things, especially welding.

He and Pat through the years enjoyed traveling.

Pat and his family were everything to Wally.

Survived by his loving children: Allen (Cathy) Kerber of Arlington, Daniel (Kathleen) Kerber of Brainerd, Cindy (Joe) Nowak of Silver Lake, Colleen (John) Kohout of Olivia, Connie (Steve) Splett of Clarksville, Tennessee and Robert (Jane) Kerber of Woodbury; fifteen grandchildren and twenty-five great grandchildren; two brothers-in-law: Virgil (Pat) Seifert and Louie Kamrowski; many other relatives and friends.

In addition to his wife Pat, Wally is preceded in death by his parents, an infant brother Charles, brothers Norman and Harry Kerber and by a sister Laura Mae Seifert.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Walter Kerber will be held on Saturday, March 19th, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.  Father Matthew Wiering will be the Celebrant.

Inurnment at Holy Trinity Columbarium.

A visitation will be held on Friday, March 18th from 4-7 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted.  A Prayer Service will be held at 5:00 P.M.   Further visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday morning, March 19th beginning at 10:00 A.M.

The Urn Bearer will be Matthew Kerber.



8 Guestbook Entries

  1. Michael Thoennes

    So sorry to hear of Wally’s passing. Loved talking with him and he had the most infectious laugh! He will be truly missed. Deacon Mike



  3. Linda Hoernemann

    So sorry to hear of Wally’s passing. He was a great guy. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.
    Your friends at HearingLife in Glencoe.

  4. Christine Garry

    Deepest sympathies to All of Wally’s Family. Prayers are being said for Wally and His Family.

  5. Christine Garry

    Deepest Sympathies To Wally’s Entire Family. Prayers Are Being Offered.

  6. Katarina Christine Garry

    Deepest Sympathies Being Sent To All of The Kerber Family In The Loss Of Your Beloved, Wally.
    Prayers Being Offered For Wally And His Loving Family.

  7. Barb Fasching

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the Kerber family. May Wally rest in peace.

  8. Patricia Seifert

    Sorry to hear about Wally’s passing. He was such a caring, decent man. He welcomed me to the family, which was very much appreciated, always smiling. I will sincerely remember him.


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