Frank F. Kerns, Jr. - 8l - Born Dallas, TX in 1938 went to be with the Lord Dec. 18, 2019 in Cd'A, ID.
after battling cancer. Preceded in death by daughter Candace C. Kerns age 11, father, Frank F. Kerns,
Sr. and mother, Harriett Kerns. Survived by wife, Judith A. Kerns of 50 years, step-son Michael C.
O'Brien, sisters Della Teigen, Carole Grose and Earlene Kerns, and numerous nieces and nephews and
Frank was schooled in California, graduating from Bellflower High and Long Beach State. Employed
in the defense industry by North American Aviation as a draftsman and engineer working on the
missile guidance systems and various military programs. Moved to Sandpoint, Idaho in 1964 to his
beloved ranch, where he ranched for 54 years raising cattle and enjoying the outdoors and wildlife
that North Idaho offered. Worked as an engineer for Clare-Pendar, Advanced Input Devices (AID) and
New Device lnc. (NDI) working on switches and lighting systems for computers and various systems.
A man of many hobbies, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, boating, snowmobiling, skiing, four-wheeling,
rebuilding machinery and his latest project restoring his 196I Corvette. A believer in our Lord Jesus
Christ, Frank was a member of Northside Christian Fellowship on Colburn Culver Road Sandpoint,
Retiring in 2000 he enjoyed winters on the Arizona desert and summers in Idaho at the ranch. A
memorial service will be held at a later date. Any donations, please make to Hospice of North
Idaho, 2298 W. Prairie Ave., Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83815.
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