June 16, 2011 at 9:06 a.m.

Richard Clayton Kerr

Richard Clayton Kerr
Richard Clayton Kerr

Richard Clayton Kerr, age 87 of Parmly Lakeview Apartments, Chisago City, passed away September 17, 2010. World War II Veteran, fun-loving father, brother Grandpa and Great-grandpa. Richard had an easy smile, was eternally optimistic, everyone's friend, clever cartoonist and quick-witted jokester. Richard loved his country and his family.

Born on August 6, 1923 to Earnest Kerr and Tyra Mae Matson. Preceded in death by his parents, his infant sister, and his brother Howard Kerr, all of Duluth.

Survived by his brother, Donald Kerr (Duluth); his children-Michael Kerr (Bayport, California), Patricia Karasov (Edina, Minnesota), Richard Kerr (Choteau, Montana), and Heather Troutt and son-in-law Eric Troutt (Fairfield, California); grandchildren-Emily Knutson, Danielle Karasov, and Jackson, Landon and Madison Troutt; great-grandchildren, Tyler and Charlie Knutson and Kira Cooper; and special friend, Nancy Kerr of Burnsville.

Arrangements by Grandstrand Funeral Home in Lindstrom. 651-257-4000. Burial at Fort Snelling, June 21, 2011 at 10 a.m.

Lunch to follow immediately at 6301 Villa Lane in Nine Mile Village Townhomes, Edina, Minnesota.

Contact person: Patricia at 952-929-0405. Condolences may be sent to 6344 Falcon Court, Edina, Minnesota 55436. Memorials preferred to Parmly Lifepoints, 28210 Old Towne Road, Chisago City, Mn 55013 or Honor Flight, Inc., Attn: Diane Gresse, 300 E. Auburn Avenue, Springfield, OH. 45505

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