|Birth: ||May 16, 1878|
Jo Daviess County
|Death: ||Dec. 13, 1918|
LeMars Sentinel, LeMars, (Plymouth), Iowa
Tuesday, December 17, 1918, Page 1, Column 7:
DAVE KERN IS DEAD
Was a Resident Here For Thirty-five Years.
David R. Kern, a resident of LeMars since his babyhood days, died on Friday night at the home of his brother, Wm. Kern, 401 Clark Street, after a week's illness of influenza followed by pneumonia.
David Kern came to LeMars when five years old with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Kern, now deceased in 1883 and lived here since. He attended the LeMars schools and after leaving school worked at various occupations and was employed for several years by the local telephone company.
Dave was handicapped through life by a severe illness suffered when a baby which left him partially crippled in his limbs. In spite of this he worked and was cheerful under all circumstances and was faithful and honest in his undertakings.
David Richard Kern was born at Galena, Ill., May 16, 1878, and came here with his parents in May 1883.
He leaves to mourn his death his two sisters, Mrs. Geo. Simpson, Mrs. John Donahoe, LeMars, and two brothers, Will Kern of LeMars, and Nic Kern, of Oregon City, Oregon, his half brothers John Kern, Galena, Ill.; Chris Kern, of Minneapolis, and a half sister, Mrs. John McLaughlin, of Minneapolis.
The funeral was held yesterday afternoon from the Beely undertaking parlors, Rev. C. G. Butler, of Sac City, a former minister of the Presbyterian church here, conducting the service.
Christian Kern (1833 - 1911)
Mary Ann McCrea Kern (1843 - 1913)
Plot: Block 3, Lot 30
Created by: CJ Hughes
Record added: Sep 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76415465