Kerin E. Redden

February 20, 1937 ~ May 29, 2018 (age 81)
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Kerin E. Redden, age 81, of Bland passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Gasconade Manor in Owensville.

Kerin was born February 20, 1937, in Bland, a daughter to the late James F. and Hester (Lacy) Donnell. 

On December 24, 1954, Kerin was united in marriage to Marvin Fredrick. He preceded her in death on July 12, 1997. Kerin was remarried on March 3, 2003 to Ken Redden. Ken survives of Kansas. 

She had been a member of the Linn Christian Church where she was active in the Teen Kids program. Kerin changed her membership to the Bland Christian Church to be closer to home.

Kerin was employed at International Shoe Company in both Belle and Bland for many years until their closing. She later worked at Kingsford in Belle and retired after 17 years of employment. 

She enjoyed quilting, sewing, crocheting, and playing card games. Kerin was a loving and giving woman who always seemed to put others needs ahead of her own. She loved her dog, Sam, and spending time with her friends and her family but her greatest love was time spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be missed greatly by her family and friends.

Kerin is survived by: three sons, Jim Fredrick and his wife Phyllis of Belle, Rick Fredrick of Belle, and Ron Fredrick and his wife Deniece of Owensville; six grandchildren, Courtni Coleman and her husband Cory, Brittany Watson and her husband Steven, Shannon Grider and her husband Cory, Tony Miller and wife Michelle, Brandi Brandt, and Joe Miller and wife Tina; and eleven great-grandchildren, Brynlee Coleman, Leighkin Grider, Paige Grider, Collin Miller, Logan Miller, Caleb Miller, Jacob Hill, Dorian Hill,and Kahne Brandt, Mia Miller, and Ali Miller as well as many extended family members and friends.  

In addition to her parents and first husband, Marvin, she was preceded in death by one brother, James Lacy Donnell. 

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at the Bland Christian Church.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 1, 2018 at the Bland Christian Church with Bruce Elmore officiating. Interment will follow in the Bland Union Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Bland Christian Church.


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