Erla Fern Kettering of McLean, VA passed peacefully on March 9, 2023 at the age of 93. A graduate of the Barbizon School of Modeling, NYC she had a career as a Runway Model. Also an accomplished pianist, she mastered, at age 14, The Schimer's Library of Musical Classics. Her piano performance abilities far exceeded her chronological age as she played Bach, Czerny, and Liszt with ease. She is survived by her brother, Paul Wagner and her daughter, Sondra K. Tiberio. She also had two grandchildren, Robin Tiberio Kerr (Ryan) and Dominic Lee Tiberio. Burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery where she will be reunited with her husband, Stanley R. Kettering.