|Birth: ||Jul. 14, 1908|
|Death: ||Nov. 6, 2006|
Theresa 'Tess' Kerns
Quad-City Times, The (IA) - Wednesday, November 8, 2006
Author: Quad-City Times Staff
BETTENDORF - Funeral services and Mass of Christian Burial for Theresa A. "Tess" Kerns , 98, a resident of Bettendorf, will be 10 a.m. Friday, November 10, 2006, at St. Anthony's Catholic Church, Davenport. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Davenport. Visitation will be Thursday from 5 until 7 p.m. at the Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home. You are invited to join the family Thursday at the funeral home at 5 p.m. for a Prayer Service.
Mrs. Kerns died on Monday, November 6, 2006, at Genesis Medical Center East Campus, Davenport.
Theresa Agnes Ryan was born July 14, 1908, in Adair County, Iowa, a daughter of Patrick and Mary Ellen (Murphy) Ryan. She was united in marriage to Edwin Richard "Dick" Kerns on April 2, 1931. They were blessed to have celebrated their 75th Wedding Anniversary in April of this year.
Tess was primarily a homemaker raising her five children. In earlier years she had been employed by the former Bell Telephone Company. She had also worked the window at Little Bit O' Heaven for Palmer College.
Her memberships include the church, Daughters of Isabella and the Catholic Women's League.
Memorials can be made to St. Anthony's Church or to the Scott County Humane Society.
Survivors include her loving husband, Edwin "Dick" Kerns , Bettendorf; daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley Gordon, Denver, Colorado, Martha "Marty" and Chuck Schellenger, Davenport, and Elizabeth and Richard Sarver, Winchester, California; a son and daughter-in-law, James and Nancy Kerns , Eldridge, Iowa; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Letha Ryan, Clive, Iowa; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce Munro, a grandson, Greg Munro, and five brothers, Bill, Edward, Joseph, Vincent and Leo Ryan. May they rest in peace.
Edwin Richard Kerns (1910 - 2009)*
Mount Calvary Catholic Cemetery
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