Walorski_officialU.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) released the following statement on reports former South Bend Mayor and Indiana Governor Joe Kernan is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease:
“Dean and I were saddened to learn of former Governor Joe Kernan’s illness. Hoosiers are grateful for his decades of exemplary service to his country and community as a Navy flight officer, prisoner of war, longtime mayor of South Bend, and lieutenant governor and governor of Indiana. We will all keep him and his family in our prayers in these difficult days.”