Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

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Alumni Obituaries

Norbert A. Kern


Norbert A. Kern, age 81, of Schnellville, Indiana, passed away at 8:40 a.m. on Thursday (September 15, 2016) at home.
Norbert was born in Dale Indiana on January 26, 1935, to Aloysius and Frances (Titzer) Kern. He married Rosetta Vogler on June 20, 1960 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She preceded him in death on January 9, 2002.
Norbert was a farmer in the Schnellville community and a retired truck driver. 
He was a U.S. Army Veteran and a member of the St. Anthony American Legion Post #493.
He was a member of Divine Mercy Parish - Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and a member of the Schnellville Conservation Club. 
He was a past amateur pilot and enjoyed flying, he also enjoyed reading and working on the farm. 
Surviving,One Daughter; Kathy Messmer and husband Alan, Celestine, IN.Two Sons;Steve Kern, Jasper, IN.Jerry Kern and wife Ann, Schnellville, IN.Six GrandchildrenThree Great-GrandchildrenTwo Sisters;Patricia Hays, Cloverport, KYMathilda Kern, Jasper, IN
Preceding him in death besides his wife was one grandson - Robert Kern, one sister - Mary Hulsman, and three brothers - Albert, Harold, and Thomas Kern.