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Konner J. Kakasuleff, 20, Windfall, died at 9:10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. He was born Dec. 3, 1996 in Kokomo, to Korine Nichole (Kakasuleff) Abernathy and Joshua Thomas Herron.
Konner was a full-time student at IU Kokomo in his junior year and he worked in the athletic facility. He was on the Dean's List Honor Society member at IUK and had held an office with ENACTUS. He was also an intern at the Howard County Assessor's Office and had worked at The Men's Warehouse.
Graduating from Tri-Central Summa Cum Laude with an honors diploma in 2015, Konner was active in soccer, basketball, and track and belonged to the Academic Honor Society and the SADD organization.
Konner enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He was gifted musically, playing the guitar, drums and keyboard. He also loved all types of sports and was an artist, focusing on drawing, painting and charcoal. Konner was a member of Heartland Church.
Survivors include his mother, Korine, Kokomo; father and stepmother, Joshua and Tracey Ann Herron, Tipton; maternal grandparents, Bridget and Dennis Perkins, Windfall, and Kenneth Kakasuleff, Cicero; paternal grandparents, Janice and John Retz, Windfall; and stepgrandparents, Connie and Tony Gipson, Kempton; and a great-grandfather, Richard Hagen, Kokomo. Siblings include Riley Thomas Herron, Levi Michael Abernathy, Kaela Nichole Kathleen Abernathy and Gabrielle Annalee Herron.
Funeral services for Konner will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at Heartland Church, Sharpsville, with Dr. William Salsbery and Pastor Romon Rodrick Oglesby presiding. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church. Young-Nichols Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial donations to assist with funeral costs may be made to the funeral home at https://fundthefuneral.com/konner-kakasuleff or at the church on Saturday.
Published on November 2, 2017
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