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Bonni Lou Kern, Original Mouseketeer, Passes Away

Bonni Lou Kern, Original Mouseketeer, Passes Away Bonni Lou Kern

Original Mouseketeer on The Mickey Mouse Club, Bonni Lou Kern, has passed away from natural causes. Kern was 79 years old.

According to a statement given to USA Today by Disney historian Lorraine Santoli, Kern passed on Monday in Wooster, Ohio. Kern starred as a Mouseketeer from 1955 to 1956.

Kern is survived by her three daughters, six grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.

As per Kern’s obituary, in lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory are being given to the COPD Foundation, 3300 Ponce de Leon Blvd Miami, FL 33134.

Source: USA Today

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