January 14, 1924 - December 1, 2014
Rosemary C. Kern, age 90 of Edina Care Center, formerly of Richfield. Rosemary was born on January 14, 1924 in St. Paul to Alphonse and Josephine Lucker. She attended St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing in St. Paul and received her RN degree in 1945. She worked at St. Vincent's Hospital in California for two years and then at St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Paul, where she was the supervisor of the recovery unit (ICU). She was married on October 1, 1949 to Gregory Homer Kern at Sacred Heart Church in St. Paul.
Preceded in death by her husband, Gregory; son, John; her parents, Alphonse and Josephine Lucker; and brothers, Jerry Lucker and Bishop Raymond Lucker. Survived by children, Margaret (Art) Hendricks, Stephen Kern, Dennis (Bridgid) Kern and Jean Kern; daughter-in-law, Mary Kern; grandchildren, Patrick and Scott Hendricks, Jackie, Zach, Alex, Ben, Jacob, Kayla and Daniel Kern, and Lyn Danz; sisters, Mary Jo Haggerty and Margaret Grobe; and a brother, Donald Lucker; sister-in-law, Dolores (Howard) Roberts; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Visitation one hour prior to the Mass.
St. Richard's Catholic Church
7540 Penn Ave. S.,
Richfield, MN 55423
Fort Snelling National Cemetery