Corinne KernSeptember 12, 1928 ~ July 1, 2017 (age 88)
Corinne Kern of Sequim passed away at the age of 88 on July 1, 2017, from cancer.
She was born September 12, 1928, in Astoria, Oregon, to Charles Robert Manthe and Theresa (Wilson) Manthe.
Corinne received her bachelors degree from Washington State University.
She married C. Chris Kern on November 25, 1950, in Longview. They were married for 55 years until his passing in 2005.
Corinne enjoyed golf, playing bridge, and loved taking walks with her partner, Dave, and their dogs Teddy Bob and Benji.
She is survived by her partner, David Benthin; daughters Nancy and Laurel Kern; son Christopher (Laurie Kuecker) Kern; brother Bud Manthe; grandchildren Ashlie (Clark) Crossfield, Brett Bowker, Corinne Bowker, Alexi Nelson, Robert Kern, Brian Kern and Kaitlyn Kern; and great-grandchildren Haley and Marcus Whitt.
She was preceded in death by her husband, C.Chris Kern; her parents, Charles Robert and Theresa (Wilson) Manthe; and her sister, Dawn (Manthe) Gambold.
There will be a memorial service at the Sequim Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave., Sequim, WA 98382 on August 13, 2017, at 1:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County.
Published in The Peninsula Daily News from Aug. 9 to Aug. 10, 2017