Edith Mildred Dees Kern

August 13, 1923 — June 4, 2013

Edith Mildred Dees Kern, 89, a native of Noble and a longtime resident of Morgan City, passed away peacefully June 4, 2013, while surrounded by her loving family.

Edith was a lady of many talents. She enjoyed crafting, cooking for her family all their favorites like shrimp balls and stuffed shrimp. Edith even went shrimping for her own shrimp. During her retirement years, she and her husband, Edward, spent most of their time at the camp tending to the garden, fishing, and reading. Edith wasn’t a complainer. She faced the world with a smile and enjoyed every moment life had to offer. Edith was an amazing lady who will be missed by all. Those who knew her were made better just by knowing and loving her.

Edith is survived by her children, Patsy Kern of Morgan City, Wanda Ware and her husband, Tom, of Morgan City, Richard Kern and his wife, Joyce, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Peggy Drown of Morgan City, Glen Kern and his wife, Wanda, of Stephensville, and Karen Davidson and her husband, Donald, of Morgan City. Edith is also survived by her grandchildren, Nelson Folse Jr., Michelle Himel, Melissa Schenover, Kathy Dallin, Lisa Charpentier, Kerry Koester, Brent Kern, Sherry Dinger, Scott Adkins, Stacy Boyer, Yvonne Nunez, Leah Nicar, Terry Davidson, and Jamie Michel; and numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Edith was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Kern; her daughter, Sheila Kern; her grandson, Brian Usner; and her parents, James and Donie Dees.

Visitation was today, Friday, June 7, 2013, at Hargrave Funeral Home from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Funeral services were today at Hargrave Funeral Home beginning at 1 p.m. Edith was laid to rest in the Morgan City Cemetery.

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