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John "J.W." Koerner

July 24, 1937 ~ March 31, 2021 (age 83)


John “J.W.” Koerner, 83 of Metropolis, IL, passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, April 5, 2021 at the Metropolis Memorial Gardens with military rites. There will not be any visitation. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.

Mr. Koerner was a U.S. Army veteran.

J.W. is survived by one daughter, Brooksie Beard; four grandchildren, Keaton Beard (Amy), Klarissa Beard, Kolby Beard, and Natauzzia Cole; five great grandchildren, Damion and Brooklyn Riley, Neavah, Jamari, and Nikeal Cole; one brother, Norman Koerner; companion, Susan Sawyers; several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Leona (Collie) Koerner, Sr.; one daughter, Tasha Cole Koerner; one brother, Elmer Koerner, Jr.

Arrangements are entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home.

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Graveside Service
April 5, 2021

1:00 PM
Metropolis Memorial Gardens
2824 North Ave
Metropolis, IL 62960

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