Edward Kern

METAMORA - Edward Kern, 78, of Metamora passed away at 11:20 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at Heritage Health in Dwight, Ill.

He was born on Jan. 23, 1936 in Worth Township, the son of Clarence and Anna Serichs Kern.

Surviving are one son, Steve (Jill) Kern of Campus, Ill.; and two grandchildren, Troy Kern and Angeleena Kern. Also surviving are two brothers, Clarence Kern of Florida and Albert (Janet) Kern of Rome, Ill.; and three sisters, Martha Elliciot, Dorothy Reinke and Shirley Woodward, all of Florida.

He worked in construction for many years, retiring several years ago.

Ed enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, woodcarving, rebuilding tractors, going to auctions and an occasional game of poker. All of his family and close friends will dearly miss him.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A time to celebrate Ed's life will be on Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Mason Funeral Home in Germantown Hills from 2 to 4 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to a .

Notes of condolences for the family may be sent using www.masonfuneralhomes.com.

Funeral Home

Mason Funeral Home - Germantown Hills
375 Old Germantown Rd.  Germantown Hills, IL 61548
(309) 383-4100

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Mar. 18, 2014