Albert W. Kern, 97, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2009, at Allen Memorial Hospital, after a short illness.
Albert was born in Yonkers, N.Y., March 13, 1912, to Albert and Retta (Klein) Kern. He grew up and went to school in Yonkers. He later met and married Loretta Trapp on Sept. 6, 1939 in Broadview Heights, Ohio.
Albert’s career as a cameraman moved them to the East Coast. Being part of the motion picture industry took Albert all over the world filming. He had a great love for his work and even directed and produced his own movie. He retired in 1977 and later that year they moved to Moab.
Albert was a private man and had a love for photography, and being with his family.
He is survived by his son, Harold A. (Patricia) Kern, of Pleasant Valley, N.Y.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 70 years, Loretta, on Sept. 20, 2009, and his parents.
At Albert’s request cremation has taken place and a private family service will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your favorite charity or church organization.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.SpanishValleyMortuary.com.