June E. Kern, 85
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Fowler - June E. Kern, 85, of Fowler, passed away, surrounded with love of family, at the Monticello Health Care on Thursday, November, 7, 2013. She had been a resident since February of this year. She was born in Hammond, Indiana to the late Paul McDonald and Lydia Eason. June grew up in Goodland, graduating from Kentland High School. She married Andy V. Kern and they were together till his death in September of 2002. They spent all their married life in Fowler where they made a home for their five children.
June was a housewife and also kept full and part time jobs most of her life. She worked at Essex Wire, also at the 5 and 10 Store and finished her working career at the Dollar General Store, all in Fowler.
Surviving are 4 children, Mark Kern, of Fowler, the only son, and 3 daughters, Cindy Sanson of Florida, Peggy Thurston, of Fowler, Ginny Jackson of Earl Park. One daughter, Ellen Francis preceded her in death on July 5, 2006. June leaves behind 8 grandchildren. Also leaves 13 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild. June also helped her mother, Lydia Eason, raise her 4 brothers, Gene McDonald, the oldest brother preceded her in death. The 3 surviving brothers are Eddie Eason, wife Aberta, and Larry Eason, wife Barbara, both of Kentland, and David Eason, wife Martha of Danville, Illinois. Visitation will be from 1pm to 3pm Monday, Nov. 11, 2003, with funeral at 3 pm. at Windler Funeral Home, Fowler. Burial will be at Fowler Cemetery.
Windler Funeral Home
506 E Main St
Fowler, IN 47944
Published in the Journal & Courier from Nov. 8 to Nov. 9, 2013