Fred A. Kerk, 84 of Black Creek, WI, passed away unexpectedly at home on Sunday, February 28, 2021. He was born September 21, 1936 in Hayward, WI to Jacob and Eleanor (Taylor) Kirk. He graduated from Hayward High School. Fred married Renee (Rohlicek) on April 23, 1956, they would have been married 65 years this year (April). Fred was a member of the L.C.O. Tribe. Fred served in the United States Air Force. He was a Police Officer with the Appleton and Grand Chute Police Departments. He also drove truck for Fore Way Express. Fred enjoyed playing horse shoes on Tuesdays, hunting, fishing, and a good game of cribbage, but his true passion was cutting wood which he said “kept him in shape”
Fred is survived by his wife; Renee, children; Sheila (Tony), Fred Jr. (Diane), Leslie, Dwaine (Donna); his grandchildren, step grandchildren, and many great grandchildren, siblings; Jacob (Sue), Mae, Shirley (Kenny), Bernard (Eva), Gerry, (Marie), and (Margaret). He is further survived by many cousins, nieces, nephews, and close friends.
Fred is preceded in death by his parents; Jake and Eleanor “Norski”, (Ann Rolick) “Granny”, brothers; Billy and Harvey (Roger); sister, Geraldine, daughter; Lory and grandson; Jeremy.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
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