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David Joseph Kern

David Joseph Kern

The Mass of Christian Burial for David Joseph Kern of Mounds View, and formerly of the Wadena area, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 10, 2014, at St. Huberts Catholic Church in Bluegrass with Father Arlie Sowada as celebrant. Friends may call at the church on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass. David passed away unexpectedly on March 29, 2014, at his home in Mounds View, MN.

David was born on November 15, 1961, to Martin and Helen (Ganje) Kern in Wadena, MN. He was united in marriage with Barb Kern on June 22, 1996, in Anoka County, MN. He worked as a machinist in die casting. He used his spare time going on walks, vegetable gardening and watching westerns.

David was preceded in death by his parents Martin and Helen. He is survived by his wife Barb; children Jeremiah Dailey, Matthew Kern, Bergandi (Perrin) Waldrop and Nicole Kern; four grandchildren Carter, Mikey, Declan and Ariana; brothers Paul, Leo, Chris, Mike and Donnie Kern; and sisters Aggie McManigle, Alice Harper, Rita Newman, Irene Erickson, Elaine Hale and Tina Kern.

Pallbearers will be Jeremiah Dailey, Matthew Kern, Bergandi Waldrop, Nicole Kern, Mike Kern, and Kyle Diemert.

Burial will be in St. Huberts Catholic Church in Bluegrass.

Arrangements are with the Schuller Family Funeral Homes in Wadena, MN. (