Jacqueline "Jackie" Dawn (Kern) Conley

November 8, 1964 ~ February 17, 2021 (age 56)


After a courageous 28 month battle with cancer, Jacqueline Dawn Conley, has died on February 17, 2021 in Bemidji, MN at the age of 56. Jackie will be greatly missed by all of us. Her smile would light a room and warm our hearts, what an honor to have experienced it. And her laugh would travel for miles for all to hear.

Jackie is survived by her grandchildren (her heart and main source of her smile) Audrey Conley, Reid Conley and RaeLynn Conley; her children, Amanda Kern, Tanner Conley and Evie Andrus; her daughter in law Samantha Conley; her brothers, Garwin and Daniel Kern; her sisters, Anita Slappnicher and Kathleen Anderson; and her mother Janet Kern. Numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins. And her numerous numerous extended families/families she was blessed with during her life.

She is preceded in death by her father Bernard Kern; her brother, Gary Kern and her daughter Anastasia , who died in infancy.

Jackie requested to be cremated. Her ashes will be sprinkled in the ocean and placed in miniature urns for her children.

Her wishes were that we celebrate her life with laughter, smiles and stories of your favorite memories of her.

The family did everything in their power to do exactly what she wished and will be hosting a Celebration of Life in Honor of Jackie Conley on February 28, 2021 from 2-5 at the Alano Club 3802 Greenleaf Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601 After her Celebration of Life we will be holding a sunset bonfire in her honor from 5-7 at her home North Country Trading Post 7205 Fairgrounds Rd NW Bemidji MN 56601



The Celebration of Life at the Alano Club/Gratitude Hall will have limited capacity therefore we will be scheduling 30 minute sessions to ensure we are practicing social distancing as well as protecting your health. You can sign up for more than 1 if you would like.

** please email or text 612-217-3194 with the time frame you are looking to attend. We will respond within 24 hours on if that time is available.

For those that cannot attend we will be Live Streaming via her Facebook Page.

The Sunset Bonfire has a very open space and will be outside therefore social distancing will be very manageable if Covid is a concern.


Celebration of Life
February 28, 2021

2:00 PM
Alano Club
3802 Greenleaf Ave NW
Bemidji, MN 56601

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