Wesley A. “Wes” Kern, 32, Leesburg, passed away at 8:27 a.m. on Friday, March 22, 2019, at his home. He was born in Goshen, on March 24, 1986, to Daniel Kern and Vickie Kuhl.
He attended Wawasee High School in Syracuse and was a lifetime area resident except for 2 years in Panama City, Fla. He was formerly employed at the Barbee Marina, Leading Edge in Milford, and Newton’s Excavating in Warsaw.
He formerly attended the Church of God in North Webster.
He is survived by his parents; two brothers: Adam Kern, North Webster; Nick (Sierra) Kern, Milford; maternal grandmother: Phyllis Miller, North Webster; nieces and nephews: Talia Kuhl, Calista Kuhl, Piper Kern and Bennington Kern. He was preceded in death by his brother, Brooks Kuhl.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. SR 15, Warsaw. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, at Owen Family Funeral Home, SR 13 and CR 500N, North Webster. Memorial services will follow at 7 p.m. on Thursday in the funeral home with Pastor Jeff Boyer officiating. Private family burial will take place in the Oakwood Cemetery in Warsaw at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Wesley Kern Funeral Fund, c/o Owen Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 72, North Webster, IN 46555. Envelopes will be available in the funeral home. To send condolences to the family in memory of Wesley Kern, please visit www.owenfamilyfuneralhome.com