Barbara J. Kern, 72
July 29, 1943 ó Dec. 4, 2015

Barbara J. Kern, 72, of West Bend passed away Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, at the Aurora Medical Center in Grafton.

She was born July 29, 1943, in Hartford to Dr. Theodore and Virginia (nee Calenberg) Kern.

Barb had a lovely voice and loved to sing. She enjoyed music, writing, movies and going out to dinner.

Barbara is survived by her loving siblings, Patricia (Paul) McCune of Hartford, Kathleen (Richard) Aicher of Green Bay, Ronald (Patricia) Kern of Hartford and Michael (Dianne) Kern of Hartford. She is further survived by many nieces and nephews and other dear relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dr. Theodore and Virginia Kern, and other relatives.

There will be a private family memorial service.

A memorial fund in Barbís name will be established.

The Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be found at