Vivian Lois Sholder1,2,3,4

F, (9 July 1922 - 12 May 2012)
     Vivian Lois Sholder was born on 9 July 1922 at Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.3,4 She was the daughter of Nelson Richard Sholder and Meredith Kunes.3,1 Vivian Lois Sholder married, at age 20, William Francis Kern, son of Harry Henry Kern and Ann Jane Daly, on Friday, 24 July 1942 at Lycoming Presbyterian Church, Newberry, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, by the Reverend J. Clyde Foose.2,3 Vivian Lois Sholder died on 12 May 2012 at Orlando, Orange County, Florida, at age 89 years, 10 months and 3 days.3,4 She was buried on 15 October 2012 in the columbarium 7 YY-7-4, in the Arlington National Cemetery, located in Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia.4
     She appears in four generation family snapshot circa 1947.

Children of Vivian Lois Sholder and William Francis Kern

Last Edited=5 Apr 2018


  1. [S1247] Meredith Sholder Harbold obituary, Harrisburg Patriot, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 25 October 1992, p. B2.
  2. [S2225] W. Stephen Kern obituary, undated clipping from an unidentified newspaper presumably from a local paper in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, July 1998. The original article was from a scrapbook of personal memorabilia compiled by Johanna (Weiss) Edler (1915-1999) through out her life. Viewed in the home of her daughter Donna (Edler) Sayah on 1 June 1999, by Kevin Sholder. Donna Lee Edler, Montoursville, Pennsylvania, USA.
  3. [S2271] "Vivian S. Kern obituary," Williamsport Sun-Gazette, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, 18 May 2012, online archives (… : accessed 13 January 2013). Kevin Leonard Sholder, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
  4. [S2272] Find A Grave, Inc., Find A, transcription, (<>: accessed 13 January 2013), transcript, "tombstone for Vivian Sholder Kern (1922-2012), Find A Grave Memorial No. 99414152, tombstones of Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia." Transcript by Paul Hays, record added 22 October 2012.