Walorski Statement on Passing of Former South Bend Mayor and Indiana Gov. Joe Kernan
MISHAWAKA, Ind. – U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) today released the following statement on the passing of former South Bend Mayor and Indiana Gov. Joe Kernan:
“Joe Kernan showed us all the meaning of service, sacrifice, and leadership. We will remember with gratitude his decades of selfless service to his country and community as a Naval flight officer, prisoner of war, longtime mayor of South Bend, and lieutenant governor and governor of Indiana. Dean and I join all Hoosiers in mourning the loss of Joe Kernan and praying for his beloved wife and their entire family.”
Walorski represents the 2nd Congressional District of Indiana, serving as a member of the House Ways and Means Committee.