Obituary: Juanita Koernke, 96, Bardstown

Juanita Koernke, 96, of Bardstown, died Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, at Signature Healthcare at Colonial Health and Rehab. She was born Oct. 30, 1922, in Ann Arbor, Mich. She was chief of travel for the V.A. Hospital and a lifetime member of the Eastern Star.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William T. Koernke Sr.; and her parents, Jack and Clio Shilling.

She is survived by two daughters, J. Carol Carter of Adrian, Mich., and Janice Kaye Emmons of Azalia, Mich.; three sons, William T. Koernke Jr. of Bardstown, John E. Koernke of Bradenton, Fla., and Mark G. Koernke of Dexter, Mich.; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

The funeral is 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at Barlow Funeral Home with burial in Lebanon National Cemetery with the Rev. Rodney Lynch officiating.

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, and 9-10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at the funeral home.

Barlow Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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