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William Christian "Will" Kern
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Birth: Mar. 31, 1871
Jo Daviess County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 14, 1948
Le Mars
Plymouth County
Iowa, USA

LeMars Daily Sentinel

Funeral Services Were This Afternoon for Longtime Resident

William C. Kern passed away on Tuesday morning at his home, 335 2nd Ave. N.W., after a sickness of several months. He was born at Galena, Illinois, on March 31, 1871, and came to LeMars when a young man, spending the greater part of his life here. He was employed for a number of years by the Northwestern Bell Telephone Company and later worked for Schneider-Bowers Department Store. Of late, he had been employed at the Aalfs-Baker Mfg. Company. He was united in marriage to Ella Shoemaker at Sioux City on March 9, 1914.
Survivors are his wife, three daughters, Mrs. George (June) Jennings of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Mrs. Clyde (Helen) Coppock and Mrs. Stanley (Lois) Tindall, both of LeMars, four grandchildren, and one sister, Mrs. John Donahue of LeMars.
Funeral services were held at Luken's Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m. and at the First Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with Rev. George Jennings and Rev. Frank Anderson officiating. Burial was in the City Cemetery, under the direction of Luken's Funeral Home.
Family links: 
  Christian Kern (1833 - 1911)
  Mary Ann McCrea Kern (1843 - 1913)
  Mary Ellen Shoemaker Kern (1887 - 1957)
  Mary June Kern Jennings (1915 - 1997)*
  Mary A Kern Heller (1857 - 1937)**
  Sophia Kern Hoffmann (1860 - 1893)**
  Edward Christian Kern (1863 - 1939)**
  John Hugh Kern (1863 - 1945)**
  Mary M Kern-Huber McLaughlin (1866 - 1935)**
  Mary Catherine Kern Simpson (1868 - 1919)*
  William Christian Kern (1871 - 1948)
  Margaret Elizabeth Kern Donahoe (1874 - 1950)*
  Henry Nicholas Kern (1876 - 1947)*
  David Richard Kern (1888 - 1918)*
*Calculated relationship
Memorial Cemetery
Le Mars
Plymouth County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Block 3, Lot 30
Created by: CJ
Record added: Sep 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76408624
William Christian Will Kern
Added by: CJ
William Christian Will Kern
Added by: CJ
William Christian Will Kern
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