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Katherine A Kern

Waverly, Iowa

March 3, 1937 - July 6, 2024

Katherine A Kern Obituary

Katherine A. Kern, 87, of Denver, Iowa, and formerly of Janesville passed away Saturday afternoon, July 6, 2024, at the Denver Sunset Home.


Katherine was born on March 3, 1937, near Waverly, Iowa, the daughter of Anna Marie (Schumacher) and George Kern. As a child, Katherine moved with her family to Janesville, where she lived most of her life.


Katherine was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. She enjoyed visiting the library and reading, scrapbooking, collecting dolls, sewing and embroidery. She proudly gifted many embroidered towels and pillowcases to family and friends. Katherine was very social. She frequently went for walks and visited friends along the way. She looked forward to celebrating family and community events. She especially loved her nieces and nephews; she never tired of their company, talking about them and hearing stories about their lives.


Katherine is survived by a brother-in-law, Henry Penning of Waterloo, and numerous beloved nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Edward (Mary) and Robert (Mary) Kern; and sisters, Lucy Penning, and Helen Hamm.


Funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2024 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Waverly with Fr. Doug Wathier officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Waverly. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Memorials may be directed to Katherine’s family for later designation and online condolences may be left at www.kaisercorson.com. Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly is assisting the family. 319-3521-1187


To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Katherine A Kern hosted by Kaiser Corson Funeral Homes.

Katherine A. Kern, 87, of Denver, Iowa, and formerly of Janesville passed away Saturday afternoon, July 6, 2024, at the Denver Sunset Home.


Katherine was born on March 3, 1937, near Waverly, Iowa, the daughter of Anna Marie (Schumacher) and George Kern. As a child, Katherine moved with her family to Janesville, where she lived most of her life.


Katherine was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. She enjoyed visiting the library and reading, scrapbooking, collecting dolls, sewing and embroidery. She proudly gifted many embroidered towels and pillowcases to family and friends. Katherine was very social. She frequently went for walks and visited friends along the way. She looked forward to celebrating family and community events. She especially loved her nieces and nephews; she never tired of their company, talking about them and hearing stories about their lives.


Katherine is survived by a brother-in-law, Henry Penning of Waterloo, and numerous beloved nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Edward (Mary) and Robert (Mary) Kern; and sisters, Lucy Penning, and Helen Hamm.


Funeral mass will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2024 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Waverly with Fr. Doug Wathier officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Waverly. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. Memorials may be directed to Katherine’s family for later designation and online condolences may be left at www.kaisercorson.com. Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly is assisting the family. 319-3521-1187


To share a memory or send a condolence gift, please visit the Official Obituary of Katherine A Kern hosted by Kaiser Corson Funeral Homes.

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