HATTIESBURG — Services for Joann Raabe Kern of Hattiesburg, formerly of Indianola, were at 2 p.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Hattiesburg, followed by burial in Roseland Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Kern, 86, died Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg.
Mrs. Kern was a native of Covington, Ky., where she lived until moving to Indianola in 1969. She had lived in Hattiesburg for the past seven years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Kern; one son, Kenneth Kern; her parents, Roy and Opal Raabe; and five siblings, Bill, Tom, Betty, Pauline, and Mary Rose.
She is survived by one sister, Dorothy Huning of Covington, Ky.; five children, Karen Kern, Danny (Sue) Kern and Brian Kern, all of Hattiesburg, Patrick (Linda) Kern of Spokane, Wash. and John Kern of Atlanta; eleven grandchildren, Alicia (John) Martin, Drew (Lydia) Kern, Dylan Kern and Gabe Kern, all of Hattiesburg, Paul (Liz) Blackwell and Jack Kern, both of Atlanta, Jenny Kern and Ricky Setzer both of Long Beach, Joey (Mindi) Kern of Madison, Jordyn (Ryan) Lloyd and Bailey Kern Mariko, both of Spokane, Wash.; and seven great-grandchildren, Maddox, Roman, Everett, Mirren, Chloe, Myles and Ollie.