Fred Walter Kersten, 69, of Lake Village died on December 16, 2017 at Chicot Memorial Medical Center in Lake Village.

He was born April 15, 1948 in California to the late Walter G. Kersten and the late Alice Ruth (Inger) Kersten.

Mr. Kersten was a car enthusiast, a member of Delta Men’s Association and was in the National Guard.

He is survived by a sister, Jennie Laura (Harold Grady) Mann of Hamburg, and a brother, Bob Kersten of Hamburg; two nieces, Theresa Alice Pitman and Kahren Inger Kersten; two nephews, Christopher Walter Mann and Rudolf Earnest Kersten; and a host of friends.

A private memorial will be held at a later date. Cremation arrangements are by Bishop-King Funeral Home of Lake Village.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to:

Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research
1 Children’s Way, Slot 661
Little Rock, AR 72202


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