Catherine Reece Kern, 78, of Kansas City, Mo., died Monday, June 3, 2013, at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Catherine Reece Kern, 78, of Kansas City, Mo., died Monday, June 3, 2013, at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 6, at Guardian Angels Catholic Church. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Wednesday at the McGilley Midtown Chapel, where the rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m. Contributions may be made to Sisters Servants of Mary.
Catherine was born Sept 12, 1934, daughter of Jack and Jeanette Warner Reece, both of whom preceded her in death. She was married to Julius Kern who preceded her in death in 1990, and a grandson, Joseph Patrick Peterson. She is survived by one daughter, Krista Peterson, and her children, Julia and Nicholas of Prairie Village, Kan.; and a brother, James Reece (Kathryn), of Olathe, Kan.
Catherine graduated from Chillicothe High School and Chillicothe Business College.
Online condolences may left at www.mcgilleymidtownchapel.com.