Thomas P. Kerschen

DIGHTON - Thomas P. Kerschen, 72, died on Nov. 1, 2020 at his home in Dighton, KS. He was born on Sept. 24, 1948 at Garden City, KS, the son of Alphonse and Catherine (Polan) Kerschen. He married Nora Coberly on July 17, 1971 at Garden City, KS. Thomas graduated from Leoti High School in 1948. In 1981 he moved to Dighton, KS, and worked at Lane County Implement for 30 years. After retiring he once again helped area farmers.


He is survived by his wife, Nora Kerschen; two sons, William Kerschen of Offerle, KS, and Daniel Kerschen of Houston, Texas;,daughter, Victoria McIntyre of Selden, KS; four brothers, James Kerschen, Le Roy Kerschen, Joseph Kerschen all of Wichita, KS, and Dale Kerschen of Denver, CO; two sisters, Lorena Forest and Mary Winters both of Wichita, KS; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Jason Lee Kerschen; daughter, Gaylene Kerschen; brother, Donnie Kerschen; and three sisters, Joan Sigmon, Jean Schawe and Laura Kerschen.


Vigil Service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday and Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St Theresa Catholic Church in Dighton, KS. Burial will be in St Mary Cemetery at Marienthal, KS. Memorials are suggested to St Theresa Catholic Church in care of Boomhower Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com