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Obituary: Kevin Gernentz, Hope

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Kevin Lee Gernentz, 55 ,of Hope passed away TuesdayJuly 8, 2014 at Methodist Hospital.

He was a Mold Tech at Dorell Corporation and also was employed at NAPA in Hope. He was a member of Community Church of God.

He enjoyed chair caning, glass cutting and spending time with his family.

The funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Norman Funeral Home in Hope. Visitation will be Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m. and Monday from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be donated to Community Church of Columbus Building Fund through the funeral home.

Born December 8, 1958, in Columbus, Kevin was the son of the late A. Lee Gernentz and Carolyn J. Clouse Gernentz. He married Janelle Maley August 19, 1978 in Columbus. She survives.

Other survivors include his mother of Hope; a son, Joshua (Michelle) Gernentz of Hope; daughters, Jenny (Jarret) Heaston of Trafalgar and Ashley (Jeremy) Rasico of Vincennes; grandchildren, Sierra and Elizabeth Rasico, Jackson, Jude, Jonah and Jaren Heaston and Koleson, Kendalyn and Kinley Gernentz; siblings, Kyle (Kirk) McDonald of Greenwood, Kim (Tom) Harris of Columbus and Kris (Lisa) Gernentz of Nashville, TN and several nieces and nephews.

Kevin was preceded in death by his father.

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