Dennis K. Kern, 59, of Stillwater, was preceded in death by parents, Leonard and Dorothy, and brothers, Robert and Gerald. He is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Donna; brothers, Tim (Barbara), Tom, and Rick (Nora); sister, Mary Lou Brochman; nieces and nephews, and also many wonderful friends in Stillwater and the Minnesota Legislature. Born and raised in Stillwater, Dennis was a U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam veteran. His many interests included music, guitars, motorcycles, cars, computers, fishing, movies and was a great handyman. He was a founding member of 1980s band, Meteor. Service is 11 a.m. Monday, at Bradshaw Celebration of Life Center, 2800 Curve Crest Boulevard on the northwest corner of Minnesota 36 and County Road 5 in Stillwater. Visitation is two hour prior to the service. Memorials are preferred to Lakeview Hospice.