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Darrell “Shorty” Kershner 1940-2020
Darrell “Shorty” Kershner

Darrell “Shorty” Kershner, 80, passed away Oct. 19, 2020, at Woodhaven Care Center, Ellinwood. He was born on July 30, 1940, at LaCrosse, to Eldred and Leona (King) Kershner. 

A lifetime Great Bend resident, Darrell was a service manager for the chevy dealership. He was a member of Faith Community Church. He enjoyed watching tv, especially Nascar races, NFL, and PRCA rodeos.  

Survivors include, a son, Brad Kershner and wife Kim of Great Bend; a daughter, Kimberly Kershner of Chandler, Ariz.; a brother, Donald Kershner and wife Betty of Eads, Colo.; two grandchildren, Tara Kershner, and Kaylee Chavez and husband Pedro; and two great grandchildren, Tirerstyn Kershner, and Kaylyn Kershner. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Richard Kershner; and sister, Janet Rivera. 

There will be no visitation as cremation has taken place and services will be announced at a later date. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. 

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Funeral arrangements provided by

Bryant Funeral Home

1425 Patton Road

Great Bend, KS  67530

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Oct. 21, 2020