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Richard W. "Dick" Kern

Obituary for Richard W. "Dick" Kern

October 1, 1940 - September 7, 2019
Pendleton, Indiana | Age 78


Richard W. "Dick" Kern, 78, of Pendleton, Indiana passed away Sept. 7, 2019 at Greenfield Healthcare Center.
He was born October 1, 1940 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and was a Pendleton resident since 1974.
Dick retired from General Motors Corporation as a welder in 1996 following 30 years of service.
He was a 1959 graduate of Alexandria High School and was a US Army veteran.
Dick was of the Catholic faith. He was active in model railroading and was a member of Muncie Modular Club and Anderson Train Collectors Club.
Survivors include his wife, Patricia M. "Patsy" (Hensley) Kern whom he married October 23, 1965; children, Timothy Kern of Anderson, Cathy (John) Davis of Greenfield, Jeffrey (Gene) Kern of Greenfield and Andrew (Rosalie) Kern of Pennville; sister, Judy (William) Summitt; special grandson, Austin Stewart and several other grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a grandson, Matthew Stewart.
Services will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Lahm Chapel, 211 E. State St., Pendleton, Indiana 46064 with Father Robert Williams officiating.
Visitation will be 3 to 7 p.m., Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Lahm Chapel.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service.
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