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Betty J. Kern  
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Betty J. Kern, 97 of Findlay passed away at 12:22 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at Briar Hill Health Campus in North Baltimore, Ohio. She was born June 8, 1922 in Van Buren, OH to the late Oren O. and Mable (Altman) Radabaugh. On September 2, 1944, she married Gerald D. "Popcorn" Kern, who preceded her in death on August 30, 1983. Surviving are a son, Gary J. (Mary) Kern of Findlay; and a daughter, Linda (David) Sharninghouse of Findlay. Betty is also survived by eight grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren and eleven great great grandchildren; two brothers, Dale (Carol) Radabaugh of Van Buren, Ohio, Rex (Judy) Radabaugh of Upper Sandusky, Ohio; and a sister, JoAnn (Ed) Perkins of Findlay,. Betty was preceded in death by two sons, Douglas T. Kern, Jerry L. Kern; one grandchild; one great grandchild and five brothers, Joe, Jack, Don, Wayne and Richard "Dick" Radabaugh; and four sisters, Sondra Singer, Ardenell (Wells) Weakly, Marilyn Parish, and Judy Miller. Betty was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Findlay and was a member of their "Cut-Ups." She was employed for 26 years at Marathon Oil in the housekeeping department. Betty also was a housekeeper for Don and Ruth Kirkpatrick as well as Kirkpatrick Funeral Home when it was on Main Street in Findlay. Due to COVID-19 restrictions there will be a memorial service held at a later date and time to be announced. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Briar Hill Health Campus, 600 Sterling Drive, North Baltimore, Ohio 45872 or to Trinity Lutheran Church, 935 West Bigelow Avenue, Findlay, Ohio 45840 Online condolences to the family may be sent via www.kirkpatrickbehnke.com.