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Blaine Kern Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Blaine Kern.

Having heard about this great loss, the family of this individual is passing through pains, mourning the unexpected passing of their beloved.

This departure was confirmed through social media posts made by Twitter users who pour out tributes, and condolences to the family of the deceased.

Blaine Kern was a legend, and an iconic part of what makes New Orleans magical. What Mardi Gras is today, what our City is today, owes much to him and his imagination, his larger than life personality, and his relentless creativity. Generations of residents and visitors have been touched by the magic of “Mr. Mardi Gras”. Impossible to overstate his contribution to our Carnival, to our culture, and to our City. He did it his own way, until the very end — and our City was better, bigger, and more beautiful for his efforts. May he rest in God’s perfect peace.

So sad to wake up to the news of the passing of New Orleans legend, Blaine Kern Snr. This was him and his wife the last time I interviewed them . Today at Noon on Fox 8 News his widow Holly will join us as she fondly remembers the icon Mr Mardi Gras.

A virtual second line in honor of the life of Blaine Kern, widely recognized as one of the most important figures in 20th century Mardi Gras, who passed away at the age of 93.


Blaine Kern was a legend, and an iconic part of what makes New Orleans magical. What Mardi Gras is today, what our City is today, owes much to him and his imagination, his larger than life personality, and his relentless creativity


I am saddened to hear about the passing of Blaine Kern. He always made me feel welcome & was like a second dad to me. I’ll always remember the many fishing trips we took together. There can only ever be one Mr. Mardi Gras, and we will all surely miss him.

We are still working on getting more details about the death, as family statement on the death is yet to be released.

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