Erich John Kennerk
Erich John Kennerk
  • February 14, 1972 - July 16, 2017
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Erich J. Kennerk, 45, went home to the Lord on Sunday, July 16, 2017. He was born in Fort Wayne and was a graduate of Wayne High School. He also graduated from Newberry College in South Carolina with an undergraduate degree in sports management. He received his master of science degree from Delta State, Mississippi. He was employed by Riddell Sports. He enjoyed fishing, golf, the lake, friends, football, and above all, his family and his children.

Surviving are his wife Emily; children Ian and Amelia; parents Ed and Cheryl Kennerk; sister Allyson (Logan) York; brother Neal (Jennifer) Kennerk; grandfather Richard (Judy) Craig. Also surviving are his father and mother-in-law Mike and Jane Donlan; sisters-in-law Colleen (Mark) Winters, Ann (John) Kremer and Lara (Doug) Kline; brother-in-law Alex (Niki) Donlan, and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents Jean Craig, and Neil and Glenola Kennerk; and his Aunt Cynthia Craig and his Uncle Tim Craig.

Funeral Mass will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 25, 2017, with visitation one hour prior at St. John the Baptist Church, 4500 Fairfield Avenue. Visitation will also be 1-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. with a Rosary Service at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, July 24, 2017, at Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Home, 6424 Winchester Road.

Preferred memorials are to P.A.L. football or to Emily for their childrens' education fund.