Nathan L. Kern M.D. passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017.
Born August 10th, 1929 to Hannah and Nathan Kern Sr., He was a lifelong resident of New Orleans before moving to Baton Rouge in 2008. He was a graduate of the LSU Medical School and was a member of the
AOA honorary Medical Fraternity. He practiced pediatrics with the Ochsner Rothschild pediatric group. He was also a member of both the Jefferson Parish and Orleans Medical Society and a member of the
AMA and the Academy of Pediatrics. He was on the staff of Children’s Hospital, Touro Infirmary and Lakeside Hospital. He loved the arts and was a respected fine art photographer. He is survived by his wife, Bertha and their children Jeanne Kern Poe (Patrick Miller) and
Michael Kern (Yukie). Also survived by 2 grandchildren, Joshua and Alexander Kern.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 10:00 AM in Tikvat Shalom Cemetery (in Jefferson Memorial Gardens), 11316 River Road, St. Rose, LA. followed by a reception at Shir Chadash Synagogue, 3737 W. Esplanade Ave., Metairie, LA at 11:30 AM. Kindly omit flowers. Memorials are suggested to Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (MGFA) or the charity of your choice. Condolences may be expressed online at www.tharpsontheimerfh.com. Information, (504) 835-2341
St. Rose , LA