March 6, 1938 – Thursday, May 15, 2014
St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake, MN
Tuesday, May 20th 2014
Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, MN
Monday, May 19th, 2014
Wallace E. Kern, age 76, of rural Waverly passed away on Thursday, May 15th, 2014 at his residence.
He was born on March 6, 1938 in Lester Prairie, Minnesota the son of Edward & Lenora (Werth) Kern.
Wallace honorably served his Country in The United States Air Force serving from 1958-1962.
On January 21, 1962, Wallace E. Kern and Darlene Wanner were joined in holy marriage in Bismarck, North Dakota. God blessed their marriage with three sons.
He was formerly employed by Control Data, Sterner Lighting and Mid-America Creamery as an Electrical Technician and in Maintenance for many years.
Wallace enjoyed fishing, hunting, flying, model airplanes and reading.
He was a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake.
Survived by three sons: Ronald Kern of Buffalo, Randall Kern and Gregory Kern all of Dassel; brothers: Waldemar (Gretta) Kern of Waverly and Warren Kern of Howard Lake; sisters: Beatrice (Donald) Zellmann of Arlington and Barbara Smith of Howard Lake; other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his wife: Darlene Kern on November 19, 2008 and by his parents: Edward & Lenora Kern.
Funeral services for Wallace Kern will be held on Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake. Pastor Michael Nirva will officiate. Interment will follow at St. James Lutheran Cemetery.
A visitation will be held on Monday, May 19th from 5-7 P.M. at The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted.
Casket Bearers will be Charlie Kern, David Kern, Sherwin Schwartzrock, Wyatt Kern, Nathan Zellmann and Jeff Smith.